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General News of Monday, 2 December 2019

Source: Class FM

Ghana Card: 4.8 million registered

The National Identification Authority (NIA) has so far registered a total of 4,857,845 persons for the Ghana Card in the ongoing mass registration exercise.

The NIA commenced the Ghana Card registration exercise in the Greater Accra Region on 29 April 2019 and has so far conducted the exercise in the Volta, Oti, Northern, Savanna, North East, Upper East, Upper West, Bono, Bono East and Ahafo regions.

Addressing the media in Kumasi on Monday, 2 December 2019 before the commencement of the registration exercise in the Ashanti Region, the Executive Secretary of the NIA, Prof Kenneth Agyemang Attafuah, noted that the NIA has five more regions to cover.

He said of the 4,857,845 Ghanaians registered so far, 2,695,478 out of the 4,291,840 printed cards have been issued.

Prof Attafuah further indicated that registration for the Ashanti Region is scheduled to begin from Wednesday, 11 December 2019 and end on Wednesday, 8 January 2020.

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