The Coalition of Domestic Election Observers (CODEO) has called on all election stakeholders, particularly political party leaders, to utilize legal and peaceful processes to seek redress to all grievances in the course of the voter registration exercise.
The exercise which is scheduled to begin from June 30 to August 6, 2020, will be carried out by the Electoral Commission of Ghana in the sixteen regions of Ghana.
In a statement dated June 28, 2020, the Coalition’s National Coordinator, Albert Kofi Arhin entreated all election stakeholders to be mindful of their utterances in order to not compromise the nation’s peace, development and progress.
“The Coalition reiterates its call to all election stakeholders, particularly political party leaders and supporters, to utilize legal and peaceful process to seek redress to all grievances in the course of the exercise,” the statement in part read.
The Coalition also announced that it has deployed a total of 100 observers to conduct their duties in 100 selected constituencies throughout the country for the up-coming 2020 Biometric Voter Registration Exercise.
Prior to their deployment, the observers underwent a one-day training to enable them to conduct themselves professionally at all times during observation.
It said the objective for observing the exercise was to “promote electoral transparency, enhance public confidence and trust in the process, and to promote credible and peaceful electoral outcomes.”
Read the full Statement below:
Story by: Eli Djomekou | universnewsroom.com