- All Ghanaians who fail to register their homes will be denied their Ghana cards
- Government has recently launched the National Digital Property and Addressing System
President of the republic, Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo has revealed that Ghanaians could only be eligible for the upcoming Ghana Card on the condition that they get their house address registered.
Speaking at the official launch of the National Digital Property and Addressing System, Nana Addo hinted that the new digital address system will be the pivot of business attractions in Ghana going forward.
One of the major challenges faced governments in Ghana has been the establishment and sustainability of a codifies house address system- a development which is feared to have made the cost of doing business in the country very high.
As it stands now, Ghana remains one of the average performing countries in the world when it comes to the existence of a proper digital address system.
What this means is that millions of households living in slum areas are most likely to risk being denied the Ghana Card especially when their homes are mostly hard to get registered.
“The informal nature of our economy has been a major constraint to our development, affected our ability to broaden the tax base and widen financial inclusion,” he said.
He said with the instant validation and verification that comes with the new address system, businesses will not just be viable but sustainable.
The National Digital Property and Addressing System is one of the three initiatives government has outlined to complete the formalisation of the economy.
YEN.com.gh had earlier reported on the key capabilities of the Ghana which includes the ability to engage in all banking transactions across the country without the need for multiple ATM cards.
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