The Electoral Commission (EC) is set to engage the Inter Party Advisory Committee (IPAC) on compilation of the new voter register.
The decision follows advise by the Eminent Advisory Committee at a meeting on Wednesday 15th January, 2020.
Chairman of the Committee, Justice Emile Short, in a release, appealed for calm from all political parties for an amicable solution.
Read the text of the release below:
EMINENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE OF THE ELECTORAL COMMISSION CALLS FOR CALM
The Electoral Commission on Wednesday 15th January, 2020 held a meeting with members of the Eminent Advisory Committee to outline the justification for the procurement of a new Biometric Voter Management System and the compilation of a New Voters Register for the 2020 General Elections.
At the end of the meeting, it was agreed that the Electoral Commission and the Eminent Advisory Committee will meet with members of the Inter Party Advisory Committee (IPAC) to have further deliberations on the matter.
Meanwhile the Eminent Advisory Committee calls for calm from all Political Parties and other stakeholders as they work in the national interest.
JUSTICE EMILE SHORT
CHAIRMAN, EMINENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE