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‘Register To Vote’
-NPP Auxiliary Rallies Citizens’ Cooperation For BVR

By S. Siapha Mulbah
A group of Liberians under the banner “NPP Say Yes” an auxiliary under the National Patriotic Party is rallying citizens to form part of the National Elections Commission pending Biometric Voters Registration process as the country gears to the General and Presidential Elections.

The group took on the streets of Monrovia with an awareness to have the citizenry informed and educated about the BVR process which is the first requirement to have any eligible voter forming part of the queue come October 10, 2023 to cast a ballot.

Speaking yesterday when the team reached Sinkor with its citizen’s engagement exercise, the Chairman of the group Henry Clarke said their engagement was targeted at aiding the National Elections Commission to encourage their partisans and others to the process as a national constitutional priority.

Clarke added that the Commission would not possibly be in the position of reaching out to all citizens across the country with the awareness on the biometric registration campaign in the stipulated time frame.

“This is not about politicizing things as we Liberians will may be wanting to take it. There is power in the votes a single citizen has and the only way it can be used is when we the electorates go to the registration,” the campaigners said.

According to Clarke, the NPP Say Yes auxiliary is in no way campaigning for a particular political institution during the awareness but calling on the general public to firstly go to the registration centers designated by the Commission.

He narrated, “We are from a political institution; that is why we have our party’s Standard Bearer and the President’s photo on these materials we are carrying on the awareness with. It is not a campaign that will tell people who to vote for but we are telling them to go and register first.”

He emphasized that all well-meaning Liberians need to join the campaign of informing their followers on the importance of going for, which is being introduced to the country for the first time.

According to the National Elections Commission the 2023 voter’s registration exercise will start March 20 and will run until May 11, 2023 across different regions of the country.

March 20 to April 9, Montserrado, Margibi, Grand Bassa, Bomi, Grand Cape Mount and Gbarpolu Counties will be the first six counties to run the process to be followed by the remaining parts of Liberia.

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