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EC suspends replacement of Voters’ ID cards

BY: Isaac Yeboah
EC Chairperson, Mrs Jean Mensa
EC Chairperson, Mrs Jean Mensa

The Electoral Commission has announced the temporary suspension of the replacement of voters’ ID cards at its district offices from Friday, June 7, 2019 to Thursday, June 27, 2019.

The suspension, according to a release signed by the EC Chairperson, Mrs Jean Mensa, “is to allow the Commission to focus on the impending Limited Voters' Registration Exercise.”

The Commission expressed deep regret for any inconvenience caused by the suspension of the exercise, but assured that the replacement of lost ID cards will continue after the June 27 date.

The Commission regularly replaces lost, damaged or defaced voters' ID cards, for a fee of GH¢5. Applicants are required to pay the fee at any Ghana Commercial Bank branch across the country and submit receipt of payment to the district office of the Commission where the applicant is registered for the issuance of a new ID Card.

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