Friday 31st January, 2020
Accra, Jan. 31, GNA – The Electoral
Commission (EC) will invite the Technical Teams of the various political
parties to meet with the Commission’s IT team towards having a valid Voter’s
Register for the 2020 General Election.
A statement signed by Mrs Sylvia Annoh, the
Acting Director of Public Affairs of the Commission and copied to the Ghana
News Agency in Accra, said the decision was taken at the end of a consultative
meeting on the compilation of voter re-registration and the acquisition of new
voter management system.
The statement said the meeting, which was
held by EC’s Eminent Advisory Committee (EAC), and attended by Inter-Party
Advisory Committee (IPAC), the Civil Society Organisations and Development
Partners sought to help the EAC to solicit input and provide advice to the
It recalled that at the meeting all parties
were given the opportunities to make inputs in a form of presentation,
contributions, and concerns towards improving the system.
The statement said a majority of the IPAC
members agreed on the need to a new Voter Management Solution and urged the EC
to take steps to secure the data and its integrity.
It expressed gratitude to all the
participants and urged parties to use dialogue and consultative platforms to
promote good governance and democracy.
“Put Ghana first in all your actions and
continue to support the EC with suggestions and recommendations aimed at
improving the electoral processes,” it stated.