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General News of Friday, 22 May 2020


Ayariga files motion against EC’s Voters register CI

Mahama Ayariga is MP for Bawku central Mahama Ayariga is MP for Bawku central

Member of Parliament for Bawku Central Mahama Ayariga has filed a motion seeking to throw out a Constitutional Instrument from the EC for the compilation of a new voters’ register.

CI 126 has been in Parliament for 8 days out of the mandatory 21 sittings days required for maturity.

The Minority contends elimination of birth certificate and current voter ID cards as proof of nationality for the compilation of the new register is an affront to the Constitution.

Speaker of Parliament Prof. Aaron Mike Oquaye has admitted the motion, has gathered.

A two-thirds majority is however required to be successful in throwing out the CI.

Speaking to the media Mahama Ayariga argued there are fundamental flaws in the CI which threaten the democracy, peace, and stability of the country.

The Bawku Central MP is not perturbed by the near-impossible task of security votes from the NPP majority for his motion to carry arguing a debate on the floor is his ultimate aim