Supreme Court orders EC to accept existing voter IDs

The Supreme Court has ordered the Electoral Commission, Ghana (EC) to accept the existing voter identification cards as one of the basic documents for the upcoming registration, counsel for the plaintiff has said.

General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Johnson Asiedu Nketia also told journalists after judgment on Thursday that the existing voter IDs will now be accepted by the EC for the exercise, which starts on Tuesday, June 30.

“We feel vindicated because the court itself in an earlier ruling had clearly stated that the possession of an existing voter’s ID card means the holder is a citizen of Ghana,” Mr Asiedu Nketia said.

More soon. . .

Source: 3news

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