Police apprehend two foreigners attempting voter registration in Asokore Mampong

Police apprehend two foreigners attempting voter registration in Asokore Mampong

Police in Asokore Mampong, located in the , have detained two Nigerian nationals who attempted to register at a local voter registration centre. The individuals were unable to provide satisfactory explanations for their presence, leading to their transport to the police station for further questioning.

Despite nationwide technical challenges encountered during the initial stages of the ongoing voter registration exercise, electoral officers in Asokore have registered a total of 2,304 individuals as of Wednesday, May 15, 2024.

However, officers have noted about six instances of double registration, along with the arrest of two foreigners on Thursday.

Asokore Mampong District Officer of the EC, Angela Afiriyie Osei, cautioned individuals who are not qualified to stay away from the exercise.

Meanwhile, police say the two individuals are being interrogated.

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