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Date:06 Dec 2012
Ghana: No Verification No Vote - Electoral Commission

Ghana’s Electoral Commission (EC) has advised would be voters on Friday to submit themselves to verification at the polling stations or they will not be allowed to vote.


Chairman of the EC, Dr Kwadwo Afari-Gyan Wednesday addressed the media during which he reiterated rules to guide the conduct of the polls and assured that the Commission was ready to conduct a very credible, free and fair elections come Friday, December 7, 2012.


The elections ground rules, he said, had been agreed with the political parties and will be in force at all polling stations.


“Among the decisions we have taken with the political parties is ‘NVNV- No Verification, No Voting,’ and by verification we mean that everybody would have to be verified biometrically”.
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