Ghanaians defy Akufo-Addo's orders; gather to register for Ghana card

Ghanaians defy Akufo-Addo's orders; gather to register for Ghana card

- Despite the ban on social gatherings, the National Identification Authority(NIA) is still registering people for the Ghana card

- The registration exercise is still ongoing in certain parts of the Eastern Region

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News reaching YEN.com.gh indicates that despite the ban on social gatherings, the National Identification Authority (NIA), is still registering people for the Ghana card.

In a Twitter post sighted by YEN.com.gh, the registration is still ongoing in certain parts of the Eastern Region.

Applicants are believed to be the most vulnerable because all of them would eventually end up using the same device to scan their fingers.

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Ghanaians believe this activity would cause more harm than good as they shared their thoughts on the post.

This twitter user believes the virus would be spread easily should this exercise continue.

Alfred quizzed if they did not understand what was meant by social gatherings being banned

This Twitter user was just angry.

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In other news, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo in a Facebook live video announced that all public and private schools including universities are from 16th of March 2020 suspended for the next four weeks.

Also, all public gatherings have been suspended for the next four weeks as part measures to control the spread of coronavirus.

Church services, conferences, public funerals, political rallies, and all other public gatherings are also suspended.

This follows a 6-hour meeting with the inter-ministerial committee on COVID-19 rapid response.

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