Monday, August 4, 2008

Revision of the voters' register records high turn out

The Revision of the Voters register today enters its fifth day of operations. The exercise which is been conducted by the Electoral Commission nationwide seeks to capture mainly the youth who have attained the voting age of 18 years and above, and people who could not register during the last exercise in 2006.

Although the exercise is been conducted under strict supervision of the Ghana Police Service, some registering centers were marked with violence over the weekend thus disrupting the smooth and peaceful running of the exercise.

During a visit by VNN to some of the centers this morning, some of the center has run shorts of registering materials, others centers have their camera not functioning at all, whiles some centers also, the personnel of the Electoral Commission intentionally slows down the registration process to ascertain the eligibility of potential voters.

Interestingly in the light of all this abnormalities, the youth who are the main targets of this years exercise have remained resolute and calm.

Below are pix from the Ablekumah Central Constituency : -

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