The Electoral Commission of Ghana on Tuesday, March 10, 2020, briefed the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana on the justification of the acquisition of a New Voter Management System and the compilation of a new Voters’ Register at Abokobi in Accra.Addressing the General Assembly, the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission, Mrs. Jean Mensa reiterated that, the analysis made by the Commission and experts made it imperative for the justification of the acquisition of a New Biometric System and a New Voters’ Register.
She assured them that, the Commission will work within the stipulated legal timelines and go through all the processes from registration of voters to the exhibition of the Provisional Register to deliver its mandate of free, fair and credible elections in December 2020.
Rt. Rev. Prof. J. O. Y. Mante (PhD), Moderator of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana, thanked the Chairperson for the comprehensive briefing and update on the issues surrounding the acquisition of a New Biometric System and the compilation of a New Voters’ Register.
He lauded the Commission’s bold initiative for in pursuit of the national interest to ensure free, fair and credible elections in the December Polls.
He also assured the Commission of their continuous prayer for excellence in the delivery of its mandate and called on all stakeholders to play their respective roles effectively for the success of the general elections in December.
The four-member delegation which was led by the Chairperson Mrs. Jean Mensa, comprised Dr. Bossman Eric Asare, Deputy Chairman, Corporate Services, Mr. Samuel Tettey, Deputy Chairman, Operations and Mrs. Sylvia Annoh, Ag. Director Public Affairs.
Present at the quarterly meeting of the church was Rev. Dr. Godwin Nii Noi Odonkor, Clerk of the General Assembly Council of the Presbyterian Church, Rev. Antwi the Public Relations Officer of the Church, Rev. Ishmael D. Asare, Chairperson, Akuapem, Rev. Dr. Seth Kissi, Chairperson, Akyem Abuakwa, Mr. George Kumi Brobbey, Lay Rep. West Akyem among other Reverend Ministers.