Serving as a guarantor for non-relatives is a crime – EC


The Electoral Commission of Ghana has expressed dissatisfaction in development at the registration centres and reaffirmed in a release that, serving as a guarantor for someone you are not related to is a crime, punishable by law.

“Such an act is illegal in the Constitutional Instrument (CI) 91 and the officials of the Commission will not hesitate to hand over such persons to the security agencies to face the law.”.. The release stated.

According to the Commission, “the Ci 91 states that a registered voter who is the applicant’s parent, sibling, spouse, guardian and other are the only persons who can
serve as a guarantor.”..

This statement is to serve as a warning to people the EC referred to as “Guarantor Contractors” to desist from the act or face the law.

Check the full statement below.


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