Veep Calls For Enhanced Participation In Voter Registration Exercise

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Maxwell Okamafo Okamafo Addo -Sekondi

The Vice-President, Kwesi Amissah Arthur, has called for enhanced patronage in the ongoing registration exercise, in order to ensure full participation in elections.

Speaking to Press men in Takoradi, in the Western Region, after he had visited some of the registration centre’s ,he said the ongoing registration exercise was very important for the country, so the need for continuous education to sensitise the people who do not have their names to do so, because full participation in elections makes it more credible.

The Veep said, he was there to acquaint himself with the ongoing Electoral Commission voter registration exercise that has began to enable persons who could not register during the last exercise and those who turned 18 years after 2012 to do so and also interact with the registration officers and people who had come to register.

Mr Amissah Arthur said, he was impressed with the process so far, although it had just started but hoped that more Ghanaians who have attained the age of registration and had not done so would do s.

Some of the registration centre’s that the Vice President,visited were Nkontompo AME Zion registration centre , Methodist SHS registration centre , CHC electoral area and Ekuasi Electoral area in the Esikadu in the Sekondi Metropolis.

The exercise has started in 6,000 centres across the country, ending on Wednesday August 13, 2014.

He was accompanied by the Western Regional Minister, Paul Evans Aidoo and his deputy, Alfred Ekow Gyan and the Metropolitan Chief Executive (MCE) of Seckondi, Captain Cudjoe.

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