Political parties bribe prospective voters to register

Political parties bribe prospective voters to register

Ahead of the limited registration exercise which kicks off today officials of some political parties are reported to be bribing prospective voters with cash as a way of getting them to partake of the exercise.

Prospective voters at Tema have revealed in an interview with StarrFM in Accra that some political parties have been enticing them with Gh¢50 to go and register.

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Over the next 11 days the Electoral Commission will capture details of about 1.2 million people who have turned 18 or never registered during the last registration exercise and want to have their names on the electoral roll to vote. Meanwhile officials of the parties have been compelled to move into the constituencies at the last minute to entice prospective voters following revelations that many of them would not participate in it.

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