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Politics of Friday, 19 June 2020

Source: rainbowradioonline.com

EC conducts pilot registration exercise

The Electoral Commission, on Thursday, June 18, 2020, organized a pilot exercise at the Ridge Church premises in Accra.

The one-day exercise was meant to afford stakeholders the opportunity to familiarize themselves with the new biometric kits as well as the safety protocols rolled out by the Commission, among others.

The EC says it wishes to deal with issues emanating from the exercise before the commencement of the actual exercise which begins on June 30, 2020 and ends on August 6, 2020.

The process involved the checking of temperature and joining the two-metre marked queue as well as the observation of the safety protocols announced by to Ghana Health Service and the Ministry of Health.

The biometric details of applicants, including fingerprints, pictures and facial details were captured before the cards were finally given to each applicant.

Present at the demonstration were political party representatives, some members of Civil Society Organizations and the clergy as well as some members of the general public.

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