$3B budget request for house-to-house registration signals huge danger –Jagdeo

Bharrat Jagdeo

The request for $3 billion for the conduct of a national house-to-house registration in the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) Secretariat’s proposed budget for the next fiscal year “is a cause for worry,” says Leader of the Opposition, Bharrat Jagdeo. 

At a press conference last Friday, GECOM’s Chief Election Officer Keith Lowenfield said the Secretariat had budgeted for house-to-house registration but he did not disclose the sum.

Jagdeo, during his weekly press conference, noted that the request for those funds was included although the commission has not agreed to have a house-to-house registration. He opined that there are “huge dangers” in such a development…..

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