NIA to issue 3.8 Million printed Ghana Cards to applicants in all 16 regions from 8th to 16th June 2020

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The National Identification Authority (NIA) is set to distribute some 3,875,441 printed Ghana Cards to applicants across all 16 regions of the country from 8th through to 16th of June 2020.

A state issued by the Authority and sighted by BestNewsGH.com read in part that ‘’This nationwide card issuance blitz will enable 11,062,850 Ghanaians to possess Ghana Cards in good time to be used for vouching for their relatives or other Ghanaians who wish to register during the nationwide Mop-Up registration exercise commencing on 18th June 2020 and ending in mid-September 2020.’’

Read the full statement below:

 

ISSUANCE OF PRINTED GHANA CARDS TO APPLICANTS IN ALL 16 REGIONS

The National Identification Authority (NIA) will issue 3,875,441 printed cards to Ghana Card applicants in 5,635 registration centres in all 16 Regions of Ghana concurrently from Monday 8th to Tuesday 16th June 2020.

This nationwide card issuance blitz will enable 11,062,850 Ghanaians to possess Ghana Cards in good time to be used for vouching for their relatives or other Ghanaians who wish to register during the nationwide Mop-Up registration exercise commencing on 18th June 2020 and ending in mid-September 2020.

It will also enable persons in possession of the Ghana Card to use it for other mandatory purposes stated in the National Identity Register Regulation, 2012 (LI 2111), including registering as a voter and vouching for others as Ghanaians.

The NIA will provide adequate PPE’s for all NIA field officials for use during the exercise. All Registration Centres will be equipped with the requisite resources to ensure the effective observance of all prescribed health and safety protocols. In addition, security personnel will be deployed at each Registration Centre to ensure that crowd control measures such as physical distancing and appointment system are strictly observed.

Applicants attending at NIA card collection centres MUST wear a mask and wash their hands before they begin the card collection process.

 

SGND:

ACI FRANCIS PALMDETI

HEAD, CORPORATE AFFAIRS, NIA

Source: BestNewsGH.com


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Kennedy Mornah is an Award Winning Ghanaian Journalist with over two decades of experience in the Ghanaian Media landscape spanning the electronic, print and digital media. He is a Media Consultant, a Corporate MC, Radio and TV Host, Founder and Publisher of the Maritime and Transport Digest Newspaper, Businessman, a Go getter and an optimist. He has worked for renowned media organizations including Diamond Fm in Tamale, Luv Fm in Kumasi, Oman Fm in Accra and Starr Fm in Accra In 2017 he received the Reporter of the Year Award at the Ghana Shippers Awards in Accra, Ghana.

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