Ablekuma South constituency in the Greater Accra region had their special voting exercise at the Korle Bu police station, where voting started at exactly 7 am with queues forming up as early as 6:10 am. The number of expected voters was Four Hundred and Ten (410).
However, nine (9) out of the four hundred and ten (410) were turned away due to their names not been found in the voter’s register.
Speaking to Adoanews reporter Regina Sackey a fire service personnel who was turned away expressed his disappointment. he said, on December 7th he will be on duty as a security officer in the Adenta Municipality and he finds it a problem to come and vote before moving to Adenta. Expressing discomfort about the situation, the aspiring member of Parliament Hon. Alfred Okoe Vanderpuije iterated that, there should have been a channel or way of communicating to those whose names were eliminated from the voter’s register.
“I am disturbed on how electorates troop into my office to complain about their names being eliminated from the voter’s register” he stressed. By the close of polls, Three Hundred and Thirty(330) voters out of Four Hundred and Ten had cast their votes.
BY: Regina Sackey