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The Member of Parliament for Tamale South, Hon. Haruna Iddrisu has called on the Electoral Commission to supply Biometric Verification Devices (BVD) to the various exhibition centers.
He made the called when he visited some exhibition centers in his constituency to monitor the progress of the exercise. Some of the centers did not have the BVD’s available to verify people.
“My significant disappointment is that the BVDs are conspicuously absent, yet, we have provided adequate budgetary allocation for the procurement of BVDs in quantities not less than 7,500.” he said expecting “availability, presence, use and testing of biometric verification devices.”
Hon. Haruna who is also the minority leader in Parliament also said there are some anomalies in the voter register.
“There are major discrepancies in the register and in what has been made available to registered voters. I have requested a national compilation of these discrepancies in order to guide what will be the next possible action.” he said.
Hon. Haruna Iddrisu was speaking to the press at the Banvim Presby area where only 555 out of the 769 voters.
Source: Ghana Waves