Identifying some 27 million Ghanaians biometrically
Source: MyJoyOnline (Ghana)
From Lawra to Aflao, Half Assini to Bawku, all over Ghana people will queue for an identity. Every person, regardless of age, gender, socio-economic status will document his or her personal details including name, date of birth, and contact information into a single database.
You will scan your fingertips and take a picture. This picture will be synced to a computer and in a matter of weeks or months you will have a national identification card. The Ghanaian government wants to issue all 27+ million citizens with a unique identifier (UID) to enhance greater security and accountability for every individual.
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