EC to lay fresh bill before Parliament for Ghana Card as sole identity for voter registration

Published: 29/May/2024
Source: Daily Graphic (Accra)

By Nana Konadu Agyeman

The Electoral Commission (EC) can now go ahead and lay a bill in Parliament to ensure that the Ghana national identification card, commonly known as Ghana Card will be the sole document of identification of citizenship for the registration of new voters.

The Chairperson of the Electoral Commission, Mrs Jean Mensa on Wednesday told the Graphic Online that the EC had gotten the full support of all political parties,therefore, paving the way for the green light to go ahead with the necessary legislation.

Mrs Jean Mensa was speaking to the Graphic Online’s Parliamentary correspondent, Nana Konadu Agyeman after an Inter Party Advisory Committee (IPAC) meeting in Accra on Wednesday [May 29, 2024].

In line with the move, Mrs Jean Mensa said the EC would lay such bill before Parliament during the next session.

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Themes: Voter Registration
Regions: Ghana
Year: 2024