voter registration

As at 0810 hours on Thursday most of the registration centres the Ghana News Agency visited had received their registration materials.
voter registration
Mr Nicholas Blay, the Registration Officer at the Cyanide Registration Centre, told the GNA that the exercise started at 0730 hours and as at 1000 hours, only four persons had registered.

At the Presbyterian Registration Centre, Mr Calvin Opare, said eight people had successfully registered and been issued with their voters’ identity cards as at 1040 hours.

Meanwhile, Mr Justice Gogoe, the Registration Officer at the Saint Paul’s Registration Centre, told the GNA that the exercise delayed because the biometric device was faulty but it was later repaired by the technician on duty and the exercise started around 0900 hours.

Mr Kwaku Owusu Addo, the Tarkwa-Nsueam Municipal Electoral Officer, told GNA that the Commission had estimated to register between 5000 and 7000 people by the end of the exercise.

Although the GNA witnessed low turnout in the morning the Municipal Electoral Officer expressed optimism that more prospective applicants would register later in the day.

By Erica Apeatua Addo, GNA

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