Mr. Oppong thinks the EC need to channel its strength in direction of getting a credible program of verifying future voters alternatively than procuring a new biometric sign-up.
“We should really concentrate on finding one particular system of verification. After we do that we will lower this procurement. We have to have to guarantee that we comprehensive the registration procedure and stay clear of all these. I believe it is so useless.”
Events stroll out of EC’s meeting
A couple of days in the past, the National Democratic Congress (NDC), the People’s Nationwide Congress (PNC) alongside one another with three other political parties walked out of a assembly with the Electoral Fee.
The United Front Celebration, the Eagle Occasion, and the All People’s Congress had been also section of the walkout.
In accordance to the NDC, the EC deceived them into the assembly only for them to realise that they ended up there to witness the demonstration of computer software for a new biometric register, which they are opposed to.
The Countrywide Democratic Celebration has on innumerable moments disagreed with the introduction of the new biometric process.
It is for this cause that its officers walked out of the meeting with the Electoral Commission on Tuesday.
Conveying why they remaining the assembly, the Director of Elections for the NDC, Elvis Afriyie Ankrah claimed that the get-togethers experienced not reviewed the difficulty exhaustively sufficient and experienced built the fears recognised in prior IPAC meetings.
He recalled an invitation for unexpected emergency IPAC conference on November 25 the place the issue of a new sign up came up nevertheless it was not on the assembly agenda.
The functions were requested to bring authorities to examine the procurement for the new sign up at an additional unexpected emergency assembly on December 2.
The NDC again lifted worries with it but nevertheless participated in the discussion, Mr. Afriyie Ankrah narrated.
“Our IT folks together with other political get-togethers elevated counterfactuals and proved to them that there was no need for a new biometric sign up and we stated cogent causes.”