More row over Ghana biometric voter register, US$20m for verification
‘A Biometric Voters register must at all cost go with an electronic verification system.’ This is the position of the opposition New Patriotic Party in Ghana, the Catholic Bishops and a section of the Ghanaian population.
But the cost of having this electronic verification system is a staggering US$20m, as hopes of it becoming a reality gradually fade as next year’s presidential and parliamentary elections approach.
Another section of the Ghanaian public, the ruling National Democratic Congress and other groups say verification is no priority for the 2012 polls.
But are the calls for electronic verification premature?
With the debate still ongoing, WADR’s Accra Correspondent Kofi Agyepong has been investigating and here is his report.
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