EC targets more than 90,000 voters in Jomoro

The Electoral Commission (EC) of Ghana at the end of the 38-day registration exercise, expect to capture more than 90,000 prospective voters in the 42 registration centres for the Jomoro Voters’ roll.

It intends to register eligible voters in the old register, those who have just turned 18 and above as well as older adults who have never registered before.

The Jomoro Municipal Electoral Officer, Mr Samuel Mensah disclosed this to newsmen at the on-going nation-wide voter registration exercise at Half-Assini in the Western Region.

The Electoral Officer said 21 registration centres would be in operation for between June 30 and July 05, 2020, with additional centres being opened from July 06 to August 06 under the cluster system they had adopted.

Mr Mensah told reporters that the exercise went on smoothly without any hitches or violence and congratulated the 250 registration officers at the various centres in the Municipality for their comportment and professionalism during Day one of the exercise and encouraged them to carry on with the yeoman’s job.

Touching on COVID-19 safety protocols, Mr Mensah said items such as Veronica buckets, liquid soaps, tissue papers, sanitizers and thermometer guns had been made available at all the 42 registration centres.

The Electoral Officer said the EC had engaged the services of nurses to screen the registrants.
He also lauded the efforts of security personnel who had been deployed to maintain peace at the registration centres for being up to the task.