Sep 28, 2016, 11:21 AM
The first phase of the campaign was held in 30 registration centres, covering 172 communities in Upper River Region (URR) north and south, and Central River Region (CRR) south.
The second phase also targets more than 150 communities in CRR north, and North Bank Region (NBR).
Yusupha Bojang, programme officer at NCCE, the sensitisation campaign is part of the NCCE’s collaboration with the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) as part of a recently signed memorandum of understanding.
The memorandum is part of the preparation for the upcoming electoral cycle.
The Supplementary Voter Registration sensitisation campaign covered issues including what is Supplementary Voter Registration, who is qualified to register, why and how to register, when to register (date and time), and the does and don’ts of the registration.
It also includes enlightening people on citizens’ political rights and duties, importance of getting a voter’s card, and importance of participating in the country’s electoral process.