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EC to replace Voter ID cards of Akosombo Dam flood victims will be replaced for free

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The Electoral Commission (EC) has announced that individuals affected by the Akosombo Dam spillage will receive a free replacement of their voter identification (ID) cards.

The EC reaffirmed its commitment to assisting all eligible voters in participating in the upcoming general election, acknowledging the significant challenges faced by those affected.

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The replacement process for voter ID cards is scheduled to commence on May 30, ensuring ample time for affected individuals to obtain their new IDs before the election

“As a well-meaning Commission, it is our duty to support all eligible voters to vote in the upcoming general election. The replacement of the Voter ID Cards which is scheduled to commence on May 30, is intended to fulfill that duty. Recognising the untold hardship and economic loss suffered by the victims of the Akosombo Dam spillage, we agree with Fifi Kwetey of the NDC to support them. 

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“In solidarity with the victims and as a gesture of goodwill, the Commission is happy to announce that replacement of voter ID cards for victims of the Akosombo Dam spillage will be free of charge.”

Fifi Kwetey, the General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), made an appeal to the Electoral Commission (EC) to issue replacement voter ID cards free of charge to individuals impacted by the recent Akosombo dam spillage.

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During a press conference on May 16, Mr. Kwetey underlined the importance of swift action and urged the EC to show empathy towards those affected by this situation.

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