In accordance to him, the new sign-up is the only way to make sure Ghana has credible, free, and fair elections.
The Electoral Commission (EC) postponed the approaching voters’ registration until more discover and this is as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The EC stated it would overview the choice at the stop of April or early May well this calendar year.
It had originally preset April 18, 2020, for the commencement of the compilation of a new voters sign up.
The Director of Electoral Companies at the EC, Dr. Serebour Quaicoe claimed the decision would be reviewed in collaboration with wellness professionals from the Ministry of Overall health, incorporating that it is only ready for the environmentally friendly mild from health officials and professionals to start the compilation.
“Are we contemplating of not acquiring election 2020, anyone in the Electoral Fee, knowing the assets that we have, understanding the predicament of the registers, will go for a new credible register… We are ready for the lockdown and coronavirus to subside,” he claimed.
Nevertheless, John Boadu thinks that if the pandemic is down, the EC really should be in a position to devise a signifies of conducting this work out by the end of May.
“There is no way we is not going to have a new Voters’ Register, by conclude of May perhaps if the stress comes down then the EC can devise strategies of making sure they do what they are mandated to do in a way that will not place the life of people at possibility,” he added.
The EC considering that previous yr has justified why they need to have to compile a new voters’ sign-up for the 2020 typical elections.