The Electoral Commission has said that it will commence with its activities in the direction of the 2020 elections together with the voter registration exercise even with the ban on the social accumulating.
Dr Serebour Quaicoe, the Director of Electoral Companies in an job interview with Accra-centered Citi Tv set claimed, “the ban does not have an affect on us.”
“It is our comprehending that it does not have an impact on our operations. So as it is now, we can still go forward,” he extra.
President Akufo-Addo has imposed a ban on social gathering as component of actions to curtail the spread of the coronavirus in the region.
In accordance to the President, there must not be conferences of any type with far more than 25 individuals and this evaluate is to hold till detect on lifting of the ban.
Inspite of the ban, the Electoral Fee suggests it will start its voter registration workout upcoming thirty day period, June 2020. The training is predicted to very last until eventually July 2020.
In accordance to Dr. Serebour, the ban on social accumulating has not been section of good reasons for a break in the ECs routines.
He reported the Commission has been partaking in stakeholder conferences to explore strategies to continue with their functions amid the outbreak of Covid-19.
“Our being familiar with is that the ban doesn’t impact our functions,” Dr Serebour emphasised.
“Coronavirus is new to us, hence, we ended up participating in stakeholder meetings to see the greatest techniques to go about our activities. As we know, the virus has arrive to continue to be so we will need to discover our methods all over it,” he included.
The Electoral Fee has scheduled the voters’ registration exercising to commence from the very last 7 days of June to the conclude of July 2020.
The physical exercise is expected to start out every working day from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm at all 33,367 polling stations, which will serve as registration centres nationwide.