President Akufo-Addo has told Ghanaians who have already registered for the Voter ID card to convince their families and friends to take part in the voters’ registration exercise.
The EC says the exercise which begun on June 30, 2020 has already seen some three million people register.
Despite the challenges the exercise has faced mostly due to the outbreak of COVID-19 with many afraid to join queues to register, the President is urging Ghanaians to do so.
In a post on Twitter, the President shared a creative with a message urging Ghanaians to get involved in the registration exercise.
He also encouraged those who have already registered to convince their friends and families to also register for the voter ID card.
“If you have registered already there are two things you can do. Firstly, you can serve as a guarantor for up to 10 people who are eligible to register,” Secondly, you can convince your friends and family to also register,” it added, while calling on all Ghanaians to wear their masks and maintain social distancing when the go to the centers.
Meanwhile, President Akufo-Addo is currently under a 14-day self-isolation after a person within his circles tested positive for COVID-19.
The Ghana Health Service on July 14, 2020 disclosed that the total number of Covid-19 cases in the country are now 25,252.
According to the service, 10,105 of the cases were recorded through routine surveillance and 15,147 were from enhanced contact tracing.
The total number of tests conducted so far is 334,101.
The death toll is 139 and recoveries/discharge stands at 21,391