By:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah
The Executives and the entire Membership of the Film Producers’ Association of Ghana(FIPAG) has commended the National Democratic Congress and other individuals for accepting the supreme court verdict.
The Supreme Court has in a unanimous decision ruled that the Electoral Commission has the power to compile a new register.
Private citizen Mark Takyi-Banson and the opposition NDC filed the case in court asking that it stops the EC from compiling the register or allow the use of the birth certificate and voters ID card by prospective voters as proof of identification
According to a statement signed by the President of the association, Mr. James Aboagye which was sighted by.brightwebtv.com prays and wish that all the parties involved would respect and adhere to the judgment as given and its consequential orders by the imminent judges of the superior court of the land.
Read the full statement bellow.
CALL FOR ADHERENCE AND RESPECT OF THE SUPREME COURT
RULINGS AND A PEACEFUL VOTER REGISTRATION EXERCISE.
The Executives and the entire Membership of the Film Producers’ Association of Ghana(FIPAG) wish to congratulate Ghanaians, especially the National Democratic Congress and its leadership, Civil Society Organizations and Mr. Mark Takyi-Banson, who went to the Supreme Court for interpretation and determination on C.I. 126 for the conduct of the impending voter register compilation exercise by Electoral Commission of Ghana towards the 2020 general elections. It is our prayer and wish that all the parties involved would respect and adhere to the judgment as given and its consequential orders by the imminent judges of the superior court of the land.
Furthermore, FIPAG wants to appeal to all well meaning Ghanaians who are 18 years and above, and are of sound mind to go to the various registration centers and register when the EC commences the registration exercise on Tuesday, 30th June 2020 to make them eligible to cast their votes in the December 2020 Presidential and Parliamentary elections.