Rawlings picks NDC membership card

Founder of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Flt. Lt. Jerry Rawlings on Friday, February 23, 2018  registered his membership of the party in fulfillment of a nationwide re-registration drive.

The former president completed the brief exercise at about 5:00pm at the PWD Maintenance Unit ward of the party, Castle, Osu Alata in the Klottey Korle constituency, Accra.

The 70-year-old former Ghanaian leader also paid up his dues up to the year 2020.

According to the Director of Elections for the Klottey Korle constituency, Charles Ben, the former president had indicated an earlier desire to register but had to postpone it due to other engagements.


He said the simple process involved proof of membership; and in the case of new registrants, proof or residence; production of one’s voter’s ID card; and production of two passport sized photos.


The ongoing national re-registration of members will close officially Wednesday, February 28,m2018,  according to the party.


The present exercise to manually re-register members is intended to replace the party’s biometric register claimed to have been bloated by the presence of unverified persons.


Story: Franklin ASARE-DONKOH

Writer’s email: franklin.asare-donkor@todaygh.com

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