Ghanaians React To Supreme Court's Ruling on New Voters’ Register
The Supreme Court Of Ghana has in a unanimous decision ruled that the Electoral Commission (EC) van go on with the compilation of new voters' register ahead of the forthcoming the power to compile a new register.
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This follows the case that was presented to the floor of the court by the largest opposition party thus the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and a private citizen who is in the person of Mr Mark Takyi-Banson asking the Supreme Court of the land to instruct the Election Commission (EC) of Ghana to accept birth certificate and voters ID cards by prospective voters as proof of identification in the pending new voters' registration exercise.
The Supreme Court's Decision and Orders
The Supreme Court per its decision today posited that the Electoral Commission (EC) is an independent body and will only be directed by the court if it acts contrary to laws of Ghana. According to the ruling. The Commission can decide on whether to accept old voter's identification cards or not.
Some Ghanaians Reaction to The Ruling
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