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The Electoral Commission constituted Eminent Advisory Committee has called on the Electoral Commission as matter of urgency engage with political parties over the decision to secure a new Biometric Voter Management System (BVMS).
The advice was given by the committee of 21 eminent persons which was formed by the EC led by Justice Emile Short after a crunch meeting held on Wednesday, January 15 at the EC’s office, Accra.
The meeting was held following the agitations from some political parties and other civil society organizations against the the EC’s move to compile a new voters register which according the EC would be the most credible one of course. The meeting was held behind the closed doors without opened to the media.
At the meeting, Committee of Eminent Persons advised the EC to do more consultation before other thing.
Agreement was therefore made to meet the Inter-party Advisory Committee (IPAC) before the Committee of Eminent Persons for broader consultations.