Mrs Jean Mensa, EC chairperson

The Electoral Commission (EC) has asked media personnel who would cover the National referendum come December, to submit their names for ‘Special/Early’ voting to enable them to discharge their duties during the referendum.

A statement signed by the Deputy Executive Secretary of the National Media Commission (NMC), Alexander Bannerman said deadline for the submission of names is November 4, 2019.

Accordingly, the NMC requests media houses whose staff want to exercise early voting to submit such names together with the following details – Name of voter, Voter Identity Number, Code of Polling Station in which voter registered and Occupation of the voter.

This shall be done through the Ghana Journalists’ Association, Ghana Independent Broadcasters Association, and Private Newspapers and Publishers Association of Ghana, the statement said.

The statement cautioned journalists and media houses to note that there would be no early voting in the District Level Election.

Source: GNA