The Electoral Commission (EC) says regardless of opposition from some sections of the populace, it will go forward to use the Ghana Card for the compilation of the brand new voters’ register.

According to the electoral administration body, the Ghana Card is essentially the most genuine technique of figuring out Ghanaians, and subsequently the Commission’s resolution to use it in compiling a brand new database of voters.

Speaking on the AM Show on Thursday, the EC’s Director of Operations Dr Serebour Quaicoe explained that over time, voter registration workouts have been marked by pockets of confusion throughout the country.

He nevertheless noted that after the Ghana Card is used as the first supply doc for collating new voters registers, these challenges will stop.

“Everybody who has been following registrations in Ghana will release that the tensions that crop up at the registration centres are related to who a Ghanaian is and who is faking.

“Basically, you’ll have the political parties, especially NPP and NDC at each other’s throats [about who a Ghanaian is]. We believe that if you have a Ghana Card, that issue will be addressed”, he harassed.

Meanwhile, the NDC has threatened to use each legal means to forestall the EC from utilizing the Ghana Card to compile a brand new register.

According to the party, the proposal to use the Ghana Card is a deliberate scheme designed to disenfranchise eligible residents forward of the 2024 polls; particularly these in NDC strongholds.

Addressing a press convention in Accra on Tuesday, the Party’s Chairman, Samuel Ofosu Ampofo said the NDC will fiercely resist the transfer.

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