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Court Demands Legal Reasons From EC On Why Voter ID Isn’t Part Of Identification For New Register



Seven-member panel of judges of Ghana’s Supreme Court has asked the EC to provide legal reasons in the form of a supplementary statement explaining why the old voter ID card has been removed from the list of identification particulars for the yet to be compiled new voters’ register.

This was according to the case filed by the National Democratic Congress (NDC), challenging the decision by the Electoral Commission to compile a new voters’ register.

According to the Justices of the Supreme Court, the EC must provide their reasons by Monday 8th of June 2020.

The order was made today, Thursday, June 4, 2020.

The seven-panel of judges are Chief Justice Kwasi Anin Yeboah, Justices Jones Dotse, Paul Baffoe Bonnie, Sulley Gbadegbe, Samuel Marfo Sau, Nene Amegatse, Prof Ashie Kotey.

The lawyers in the case are Godwin Tamakloe for the NDC, Justin Amenuvor for the Electoral Commission and Godfred Dame representing the Attorney General.

Source: GhanaFeed

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