The Electoral Fee (EC) has established up an Adjudication Evaluate Committee to figure out instances of alleged several registrations in the ongoing compilation of the new voters’ sign-up.
The establishment of the committee types section of the commission’s energy to make certain a credible sign up for the December polls.
“The time is proper to set into motion, mechanisms to make sure that the voters’ register is credible and reflects qualified Ghanaians only,” mentioned EC Chairperson Jean Mensa on Wednesday.
The committee is manufactured up of reps from the civil society organisations, political functions (NPP, NDC, CPP and LPG) and some officials of the EC.
It is geared to augmenting the present challenge technique at the district levels exactly where folks alleged to be non-Ghanaians can supply far more evidence detailing their nationality.
Also, there is a de-duplication engineering used by the EC to promote integrity of the documents churned out all through the compilation of a new electoral job.
“When the process is unable to confidently ascertain irrespective of whether an applicant’s document is a replicate or not, the system of manual adjudication is then initiated. All through the adjudication, a system will analyse every matching record and ascertain no matter if it is a copy or not,” claimed the EC.
Jean Mensa spelled out that the users of the committee have been skilled and delivered with police to help them rule on the various cases introduced to them.
“These conditions assortment from folks who have diverse facial features but have some of their biometric characteristics matching to other folks. It also handles folks who have facial capabilities and fingerprints matching.
Talking at the occasion to unveil customers of the committee in Accra, the EC Chairperson billed them to “work in co-procedure and harmony” to ensure the performance in executing its mandate.
The EC has exceeded its focus on of 15 million and has projected to enroll one more 1.5 million persons by the close of the ongoing voters’ registration exercising.