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Any one who disrupts voters’ register compilation will be beaten mercilessly – Obiri Boahen [ARTICLE]


He explained the violence that happened throughout the Ayawaso West Wuogon by-election was just a tip of the iceberg adding that Ghanaians can keep property if he or she won’t concur to the compilation of the new sign up.

Jean Adukwei Mensa, EC boss

Jean Adukwei Mensa, EC boss

In an interview on Dadi FM, he reported “Stay home if you do not concur to the compilation of the new register because everyone who attempts to disrupt the work out will be crushed. We will beat you mercilessly. What happened in Ayawaso is just the idea of the iceberg.”

He claimed the compilation of a new voters’ sign-up for the 2020 elections is non-negotiable.

According to him, “…limited registration isn’t it a registration. If we say we are accomplishing typical registration and that only 25 persons need to be in a queue at a time will never the identical be finished for minimal registration? Each registration is registration. COVID-19 is not part of an unexpected emergency under the structure of Ghana so regardless of whether it is COVID-19 or not elections would be held. At all expenditures, the new register would be compiled and if you don’t have an understanding of, you can get petrol to established fire into your self.”

With about 6 months to the December 7, the Electoral Commission (EC) has served see it will continue to go in advance with the compilation of the new voters’ sign-up in spite of protests from the Nationwide Democratic Congress (NDC) and some political functions.

Nana Obiri Boahen defined that as quickly as the new Constitutional Instrument (CI) by the Electoral Commission arrives into force, the existing voters’ register turns into invalid hence new register ought to be compiled to perform the December 7, 2020, standard election.

“Regulation 32 of the CI 91 saved the life of voters sign-up due to the fact when CI,72 was repealed by CI91 regulation 33(D) succinctly described that if there is no new sign-up the aged sign up is applied. But The CI that is about to appear into existence will not save the lifetime of the present registry. As quickly as the new CI matures the latest register results in being dead.so if you never compile a new register you can’t use the previous 1,” he stated.

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