Ernest Henry Norgbey
The Electoral Commission (EC) has described as false, claims by the NDC Member of Parliament for Ashaiman Constituency, Ernest Henry Norgbey, his name and some 21,000 names of registered voters are missing from the voters register.’
According to the Commission in a statement, as with all voter registration, a number of persons who register may find themselves on exceptions list and the multiples list.
“In addition, a number of names may also be missing for reasons resulting from incomplete transfer of data,” the statement said.
It added that it is for this reason that the law incorporates and makes provision for the exhibition exercise and mechanisms such as the inclusion process, which allows persons who registered but cannot trace their names on the provisional register, to file for inclusion.
The statement indicated that the ongoing exhibition exercise that started on Friday, the 18th of September and which will run up to Friday, the 25th of September, 2020, is meant to solve any issues that may arise from the registration exercise.
“The Member of Parliament is also
On record to have stated that his name is not in the provisional register. Again, this is false. For the benefit of our stakeholders, we attach a portion of the register for Ashaiman Constituency with the photograph of the MP,” the EC clarified in the statement.
Attached below is the statement and photograph of the register
By Melvin Tarlue