EC Chairperson summoned before Parl

Parliament has summoned the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission of Ghana, Jean Mensa, to brief the House next week on her plans for the 2020 elections.

Her summon follows a request by the Minority Leader Haruna Iddrisu and some other MPs who demanded the commissioner appear before the house with a brief on arrangements for the December 7 polls.

Majority leader, Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu briefing the House on the business statement for next week said the EC boss would appear before them to respond to questions on the upcoming December 7, general elections.

Meanwhile, the ECX has issued guidelines it intends using during the voter registration exercise to contain the spread of the coronavirus.

Per the guidelines, it will be mandatory to wear face masks at the registration centres, people’s temperature will be checked before one is allowed into the registration centre and there will be running water available for handwashing, according to an artwork posted on the Commission’s social media pages.

Queues are to have one-metre gaps between persons lining up to register, the scanners will be sanitised and persons who complete the registration process will also be provided with hand sanitiser before they leave the centre.


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