Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, has issued a stern warning against the registration of minors on the voter register, emphasizing the undemocratic nature of this practice.
Following a tour of several voter registration centers in Accra, Dr. Bawumia expressed deep concern over the consequences of allowing minors to be registered.
He stated, “It’s not only criminal to do so, but you are endangering the future of these minors when you register them at this stage. They will enter into our record books. At a particular age, when they come to retirement, they will be retired at a very early age, and you will have destroyed their future for them. I think that parents should be cognizant of this problem.”
Dr. Bawumia temporarily suspended his campaign on Saturday, September 23, 2023, to visit selected registration centers across the country and encourage eligible individuals to register for their voter’s ID cards.
He also called on all party members to be cautious and diligent in achieving each constituency’s registration target, highlighting the importance of maintaining the integrity of the voter registration process.