The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has notified the electorates about its desire and state of preparedness to replace any voter cards that are damaged, lost, or stolen ahead of April 9 parliamentary elections.
The replacement exercise will commence from the 21st to 27th March 2022 at any of the IEC regional offices, the IEC communique states.
As part of efforts to enable electorates to exercise their franchise rights in the forthcoming National Assembly election slated for Saturday 9th April 2022.
The communique indicates that: “No new voter’s card will be issued during this exercise.”
It also adds that the only eligible cards to be replaced are those issued during the past general registration of voters conducted sometime from 29th May to 11th July 2021 respectively.
The voter replacement cost is D200 dalasi for any electorate who wished to replace their voter’s card.
The 9th April National Assembly election will mark the second parliamentary race in the aftermath of the Ex President Jammeh-led government.