- NIA has postponed its registration exercise of the issuance of the printed Ghana Cards
- The registration exercise has been postponed to Wednesday, June 10, 2020
- The rescheduling was necessary in order to complete the distribution of PPEs to the various registration centers
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The National Identification Authority (NIA) has postponed its registration exercise of the issuance of the printed Ghana Cards.
The registration exercise has been rescheduled from today Monday, June 8 to Wednesday, June 10, 2020.
A statement issued by the Authority indicated that the rescheduling was necessary in order to complete the distribution of Personal Protection Equipment to the various registration centers.
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The NIA will be issuing 3,875,441 printed cards to Ghana Card applicants at 5,635 registration centres.
The Authority has described the exercise as a nationwide card issuance exercise, which will run till Tuesday, June 16, 2020.
Applicants of the Ghana card visiting the NIA card collection centres would be expected to be in their face masks and wash their hands before beginning the card collection process.
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In other news, the information minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, has stated that it is of no use to jubilate over the directive from the Supreme Court on the compilation of the new voters’ register.
According to him, the order from the Supreme Court shouldn't be seen as an indication to stop the EC from doing what it intends to do.
In an interview on Citi FM, he said the order from to the EC is in tandem with the basic principles of the law.
I don’t know why anyone would jubilate over that and as I have explained, you cannot come to a judgment on a matter without hearing from the other side.”
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