The electoral commission has confirmed that close to 13,000 new names have been added to the special voters list bringing the total number of special voters to 127,934.
Deputy commissioner of the EC in charge of operations, Sulley Amadu reveals that the new special voters list includes 500 new recruits.
In an interview with Joy News, the full list of the special voters will be made known to all political parties before the special voting day on December 1.
The creation of the Special Voters list ended on October 28, 42 clear days to the election in accordance to the laws regulating the elections.
"This time we recruited the officials online and at the point of recruitment we realised that some of the officials had to be exported to other places to enable them to work. Recently some about 500 recruits passed out so the police made a request. We needed to get them to make sure we have enough people who will manning the polling stations and who will be doing patrols in flash point areas," he stated.