The Electoral Commission (EC) is urging Ghanaians to trust the entity on the compilation of the new Voters Register which it believes is in the right direction.
According to the Director of Electoral Services at the Commission, Dr Serebour Quaicoe, they have enough experience in election management to deliver as expected.
Speaking on Asempa FM’s Ekosii Sen, Thursday, Dr Quaicoe stressed the need for a new register which they believe will make the electoral system more credible than it is now.
“The new system we are building is cheaper than the old and would do away with manual verification and ensure no verification, no vote as well as one man one vote,” he said.
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Dr Quaicoe added that the new system has improved features that will help curb electoral malpractices in Ghana to ensure a free and fair election.
“The current system we have encourages impersonation, denial of voters and the deceased voting but the facial verification we are introducing can estimate the age of the voter so it would help improve the system,” he assured.
Meanwhile, he explained only valid voter identity cards would be accepted for the new one and urged people in the newly created regions to get new voter identity cards due to coding differences.