Chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC), Mrs Jean Mensa has disclosed that a total of 182,831 voters have been registered in the first six days of the limited voter registration exercise being conducted across the country.
“At the end of six days, we have recorded a total of 182,831 registered voters. Western region recorded 11,644 representing 6.4% of persons registered; Western North registered 6,491 representing 3.6%; Central region registered 17,590 representing 9.6%; Greater Accra region has registered 27,264 representing 14.9%; Volta region registered 12,681 representing 6.9%.”
“Oti region registered 4,427 representing 2.4%; Eastern region registered 19,327 representing 10.6%; Ashanti region registered 29,255 representing 16%, Bono region registered 6,580 representing 3.6%; Ahafo region registered 4,244 representing 2.3%; Upper East registered 8,639 representing 4.7% and Upper West region registered 5,241 representing 2.9%,” Mrs Jean Mensa stated at a press briefing in Accra, dubbed, “Let the Citizen Know” on Monday.
She also noted that a pattern of more males registering than females has been observed.
"At the end of Day 6, 53.9% of males had registered as against 46.1% females."
The Limited Voters’ Registration Exercise begun on Tuesday, 12th September, 2023, at all the 268 District offices of the commission nationwide for eligible Ghanaians, who have turned 18 and above to be enrolled on the register.
The registration exercise which would end on Monday, October 2, 2023.