Ghana Card registration should not be tolerated - Agyin Asare fumes

Ghana Card registration should not be tolerated - Agyin Asare fumes

- The Ghanaregistration exercise conducted by the National Identification Authority has generated a lot of public debate

- Various government stakeholders have added their voices to address the issue yet the NIA still believes it is the way to go

- Bishop Agyinasare sharing his thoughts on the matter believes the NIA should not be tolerated

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The Ghana Card registration exercise by the National Identification Authority in certain parts of the country has generated a lot of public debates.

The presiding bishop of the Perez Dome Chapel, Bishop Agyinasare sharing his thoughts on the risk posed by the NIA registration exercise, agreed with the Ghana Medical Association's stance on the matter.

“The Ghana Medical Association has come out loud and clear that it is wrong, that it shouldn’t be tolerated and because of this epidemic, I’ll side with the Ghana Medical Association – it shouldn’t be tolerated,” he said.

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Ghanaians could not have agreed better to what the bishop said regarding the registration exercise by the NIA.

Eddie believes Akufo-Addo knows what is happening.

Mercy asked if that was not part of the social distancing

Agyei wondered if the people thought the virus could not spread.

Adams believed there are still wise men among the clergy.

Rita believes if they don't listen we will all perish together

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YEN.com.gh earlier reported that President Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo in a Facebook Live video announced that all public and private schools including universities and churches as well as all public gatherings, were from March 16, 2020, to be suspended for the next four weeks.

According to the president, the only condition under which a number of people could come together was that their number should be below 25.

However, there were several media reports making rounds on how some persons had gathered to register for their Ghana card.

The Ghana Medical Association also in a bid to discourage the NIA to discontinue the registration process released a press statement on March 18, 2020, asking for the National Identification Authority to suspend the ongoing registration immediately over the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) also condemned the exercise in a press statement issued in Accra on March 19.

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