Ghana aims to issue 27M biometric ID cards in next year

Published: 15/Feb/2017
Source: Biometric Update

Despite current logistical challenges, Ghana’s newly appointed National Identification Authority (NIA) CEO told the The Ghanaian Times this week that he is working towards carrying out his mandate to coordinate and supervise the registration and issuance of national biometric identification cards to 27 million citizens within a year. NIA CEO, Professor Ken Agyemang Attafuah, also a senior law lecturer at the Central University College, said he believed the challenges were not unsurmountable.

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Themes: Identity Documents, ID Documents and Passports
Regions: West Africa, Ghana
Year: 2017