Touring around all centres to see how far the new Voters registration process is firing in the various registration centres in the various constituencies. In our daily routine cross check of knowing how far the new voters registration process is going, we found yourself at Vertinary registration centre this afternoon, at Ayawaso West Wougon Constituency.
This is the constituency where one of the Ghana’s finest actor who doubles as a farmer, John Dumelo is contesting on the ticket of National Democratic Congress (NDC) come December 7 against the incumbent Hon. Lydia Seyram Alhassan of New Patriotic Party (NPP) who was fortune to replaced his late husband, Hon.Emanuel Kwabena Kyeremateng Agyarko, the late, whose sudden death brought about by-election at the Ayawaso West Wougon Constituency and the fortunate wife who was sympathize by the New Patriotic Party (NPP) to go unopposed.
In an exclusive interview with the electoral office in charge and a constituent who has voted and gotten her card respectively, said; We can register as many as we can in a day, no particular amount has been given to be registered. All protocols like, washing of hands, applying of sanitizer on your hands, wearing of nose mask, and social distancing are all observed.
He further said they take twenty (20) persons within the inner perimeter for registration in which the rest are meant to wait outside the perimeter, as how many person can be in the inner perimeter depends on the size of the registration centre’s compound they find themselves.
He then conclude by saying, before you should leave home to the registration centre, you can bring either your passport or Ghana card which will help you register without a guarantor, but persons without this necessary requirement will need two persons who has already registered to guarantee for such person without have the necessary requirement like the Ghana card or passport.
Maame Nice, a constituent also shared her experience during her registration period. I didn’t go through any challenges during my registration. Everything was cool and under control, and one good thing which is been done here is that, the queue is form in this order respectively, aged, pregnant women and the youth in that order.
Report by; Michael Agyenim Boateng.