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Verily, Verily I say …. Critical News, 8th May 2016

Posted by Business in Ghana on May 9, 2016

Sydney Casely-Hayford, sydney@bizghana.com

If nothing at all, Asiedu Nketia’s admission during the week that the NDC has been padding the register with names of minors and other nationals, should have received more coverage than it received. But he was pipped by the Supreme Court ruling on the determination of the “cleaner’ register for the 2016 elections.

At the heart of what General Mosquito had to say was a tacit admission of what we have been saying for the longest in the media that we have an excessively bloated voters register. It also means that the NDC in particular, knows where the “bodies” of names can be found and where in particular the EC should look to find the illegal names.

Of course he would not let it go without an attempt to rope in the NPP as the other party who also focuses on registering minors. I think the NPP does register minors, but I believe strongly that the NDC have perfected the art of registering aliens and non-Ghanaians on to the register.

The various schemes are popping up as we have become more vigilant this time round and buses of persons from outside are coming in to be registered. Read the rest of this entry »

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