The management of the Ghana Education Service (GES) has directed all Heads of SHSs under the supervision of Regional and District Directors to put in place necessary arrangements for a smooth voter’s registration exercise.
The Education Service in a statement copied to Georgeweb.org cautioned political parties representative who would be assigned by their parties to observed the process on the various campuses not to use the centre for partisan politicking.
It also entreated schools, political parties, and any observer group to adhere strictly to the recommended novel coronavirus safety protocols outlined by the Ghana Health Service and other health authorities.
The Service explained that this will help slow the spread of the locally transmitted virus that has claimed at least 129 lives as of July 10, 2020.
The spokesperson of GES, Cassandra Twum Ampofo in the statement said the conduct of the voter’s registration exercise in SHS/TVET schools across the country for eligible students by the Electoral Commission (EC) was upon the request of the Ghana Education Service (GES).