The opposition Countrywide Democratic Congress (NDC) has sued the Electoral Commission (EC) for failing to provide the get together with a provisional duplicate of the voters’ sign up to information it in the just-ended voters sign up exhibition training.
The bash stated it made a decision to just take that line of motion because the EC had unsuccessful to honour many requests for the register from the party.
Speaking to Umaru Sanda on Eyewitness Information, the Common Secretary of the occasion, Mr Johnson Asiedu Nketia claimed that they were being presently in court docket since they want to assure that the correct point is performed.
“We are now in courtroom due to the fact we want to insist that matters should be carried out adequately. Whatsoever is really worth performing is worthy of performing perfectly. And it is the obligation of each citizen to guarantee that this method of rule of legislation works,” he claimed.
He alleged that they didn’t see why the governing NPP experienced currently been furnished with a copy of the sign-up even though they weren’t.
“The objective of the sign up is to give an opportunity for corrections to be manufactured. It is exactly because of this that right after the seize of the sign up the legislation provides that a provisional register be made obtainable to all political parties. This is to assistance our brokers to be armed with the details to cross-look at regardless of whether matters are okay or not. Why do not we have the sign up?” he stated.
“Denying the political bash, NDC, the opportunity to have the sign-up with which we will cross-test and fulfill ourselves that the register is credible is a important problem,” he extra.
The voter’s exhibition exercising commenced on September 10, 2019, and was expected to conclude on September 17, 2019, but it was extended to September 20 by the Electoral Fee.
The exercising was meant to thoroughly clean the sign-up ahead of the approaching referendum on the participation of political get-togethers in district-stage elections, which will be an option for the about 17 million registered voters to authenticate their aspects in the sign-up.
Addressing the consequence of the workout, Mr. Nketia also mentioned that “we consider that the registration process has not been performed well and the only chance to make corrections has been deliberately been messed up so that the sign-up will be compromised.”