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A Deputy National Director for Elections of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Dr Rashid Tanko, has debunked allegations made by the Northern Regional Director of the Electoral Commission (EC) that various political parties are busing minors to various registration centres to be registered as voters.

Dr. Tanko claims that the allegations are unfounded since the presumed minors hold Ghana cards, which makes them eligible for registration.

The NDC agents have challenged the ages of some applicants, thereby requiring the EC to review the concerns raised on those forms.

He indicated that approximately 60% of the applicants went through a guarantor procedure, an answer to concerns raised by the NDC regarding the sole use of the Ghana card.

Dr. Tanko made the remarks in an exclusive interview with GHOne News after visiting some registration centres in the Northern Region with a team from National Headquarters assigned to monitor the northern zone.

The Limited Voters’ Registration Exer­cise by the Electoral Commission (EC) started on September 12 at all the 268 District offices of the commission across the country for eligible Ghanaians, who have turned 18 and above to be enrolled on the register.

The exercise will end on October 2, 2023.

Source: Nash