NDC challenges number of registered voters reported by EC

NDC challenges number of registered voters reported by EC

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) Director of Elections and IT, Dr. Edward Omane Boamah has raised questions over registration figures reported by the Electoral Commission (EC) in the ongoing Limited Voter Registration exercise,

Dr. Boamah has asserted that the NDC recorded a lower figure of 19,267, while the EC reported a registration of 25, 287 voters for Day two.

Additionally, he disputes the EC’s total registration figure of 43,417, for Day three claiming that the actual number of registered voters is 48,616.

The EC on May 10, 2024, reported a total of 143,014 registered voters.

The regional breakdown of the registration figures is as follows: Greater Accra region has registered 17,837 voters; North East, 3,948; Upper East, 6,691; Northern, 10,373; Bono, 4,900; Bono East, 5,118; Volta, 7,512; Upper West, 5,256; Eastern, 14,884; Central, 15,434; Ahafo, 3,889; and Ashanti, 25,558.

Additional registrations include 5,638 from Western North; 4,206 from Oti; 2,989 from Savannah; and 8,781 from Western region. The EC is striving to meet its registration target before the conclusion of the exercise.

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