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Election 2024: EC Achieves Success and Inclusivity in Voter Registration Exercise

According to the EC, they have completed the voter registration for the 2024 general elections, with all eligible citizens having had the opportunity to register.

The Chair of the Electoral Commission (EC), Jean Mensa, has said the commission has ensured that all electoral activities leading up to the 2024 general elections have been completely inclusive.

Speaking at a debriefing meeting with the national election security task force for the 2024 election led by Inspector General of Police Dr. George Akuffo Dampare, at the headquarters of the EC on July 8, 2024, Jean Mensa said the Commission’s activities have been successful and inclusive, with all citizens who wanted to register to be able to.

“I’m happy to note that all the activities we have undertaken so far have been very successful and inclusive and all citizens who wished to register had the opportunity to do so,” Mensa said.

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She further praised the collaboration with the National Security Task Force, acknowledging their excellent work and the successful outcomes achieved through their joint efforts.

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“We had meetings with the IGP and National Security Task Force, and I would like to recognize the amazing work they have done so far. We’ve enjoyed fruitful collaboration with them and that has led to the fruitful exercises we have had so far,” she added.

She added that the EC will conduct a mop-up voter registration exercise from August 1st to August 3rd, 2024, to capture any remaining eligible voters.

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“I would like to put on record that the mop-up of the voter registration exercise will take place from August 1–3, 2024, and it is to afford persons who turned 18 after May 29 or persons who have not previously registered the opportunity to get onto our register; this goes to persons who are eligible,” she said.

The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Dr. George Akuffo Dampare on his part, expressed gratitude to the public, EC, and other stakeholders for their cooperation.

“We are grateful to the public and the EC and all other stakeholders for the cooperation we have had from them so far. I will continue to urge them to support the police in ensuring that Ghana continues to be the beacon of hope for the continent and beyond. This is the only country we have and we need to ensure it’s always at peace,” Dampare said.

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