Number of First Timers Increase After SHS Students Given A Break

Students at St Francis Girls Senior High School
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The deputy Upper West Regional Director for the Electoral Commission has stated that the limited registration exercise has not been met with any significant setback. Speaking to, he expressed his satisfaction with the process so far. ‘We are very happy at the resilience of our upgraded equipment and the pace of our data entry clerks as well. The conduct of the political party representatives has is also commendable’ Mr. Ali Osman added.

The Deputy Regional Director also said the number of first timers is encouraging which according to him arises from the publicity that has been carried out.

Checks by reveal that within the Nadowli-Kaleo constituency and the Wa Central constituency that the number of first timers going for the registration is steadily increasing. Reports confirm this is the result of the break given to Senior High School students who are eligible to go home and register to vote.

A first timer Miss Adelin Dery who spoke to our reporter at Kabanye Health administration registration center in the Wa municipality attributed her decision to register to vote on the W93.5FM and STAR- Ghana Lambuuri sensitization project which took place at St Francis Girls Senior High School in the Jirapa district.