Chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC), Jean Mensa has disclosed that the EC will employ the services of some 7, 00 health personnel have for the voter registration exercise.
The exercise which is scheduled to begin Today, June 30 has been criticized due to the COVID-19 outbreak but the EC chair believes the presence of the health officials will help in adhering to all safety protocols.
“It is important to note that the Ghana Health Service released some 7,000 health assistance to each of the registration centres nationwide. It is expected that the health assistance will assist us in ensuring strict adherence to the safety protocols outlined by the Electoral Commission and all of these safety measures, we will rely on your cooperation dear citizens.”
“We believe and know that it will not be easy, but with your compliance with the above measures we should be able to carry out all the registration procedures safely,” she said.
The process to compile a new roll was suspended because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The EC chair said this when she addressed the country on Monday, June 29.