The National Identification Authority (NIA) says it will begin its mass registration exercise in the Ashanti region on Wednesday December 11.
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 said 833 registration centers will be opened in the 47 districts of the region.
Prof Attafuah added noted that, the NIA has five more regions to cover.
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.
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.
He added that, the exercise will end January 8,2020.
By: Akua Nyarko Abronoma/Dinpafm.com