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NDC Fights EC to Include Existing Voter ID in New Voter Registration at Ghana's Supreme Court

The opposition National Democratic had prayed Ghana's supreme court to order the EC to include the existing voters’ ID card to the list of identification documents needed to register to vote apart from the Ghana card and passport.

Ghana's biggest opposition party the NDC on Thursday dropped one of it its case questioning the power of the Electoral Commission to compile a new voters’ register.

It however made the exclusion of the existing voter ID from the identification requirements its core case.

This follows a directive from the Supreme Court judges for the party to make a choice on which of their two reliefs they wanted a decision on.

The lawyer for the NDC, Godwin Tamakloe, who was given the option while on his feet in court opted for a ruling on the use of the old voter ID.

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