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Provide legal basis for refusing old voters ID as a legal document for New Voter registration – Supreme Court to EC

The Supreme Court has asked the Electoral Commission (EC ) to give legal reasons why the old voters register was refused as a form of identification for the new voters registration exercise.

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A seven-member panel of the Supreme Court, presided over by the Chief Justice, Justice Anin Yeboah, gave the order Thursday, June 4, during hearing of a suit by the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) challenging the upcoming compilation of a new voters register by the EC.

Graphic Online’s court reporter, Emmanuel Ebo Hawkson who was in court Thursday morning reported that, per the orders of the court, the EC must provide the legal basis by Monday, June 8, 2020.

By Fuseina Issaka | talksafrica.com

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