Mass registration to resume in Greater Accra on January 11

The National Identification Authority (NIA) announced on Thursday that the mass registration exercise in the in the Greater Accra region would resume on Monday, January 11 to Thursday, January 21.

A statement issued by the Public Affairs Department of the NIA said areas to be covered were Kaneshie, Bubuashie, Apenkwa, Abeka, Tesano, Fadama, Nii Boiman, Akweteman, Achimota, Kisseman, Anumle and Darkuman.

The rest are Kwashieman, Oforkor, Abossey Okai, Mataheko, Russia, Lartebiokorshie, James Town Korle Gonno, Korle Bu, Mamprobi, Chorkor and Dansoman.

NIA stressed that the exercise was free and it was an offence to solicit or offer incentives in any form in order to register or be registered. Any case of fraud should be reported to NIA on (021)-933674 or the nearest police station.

It said regional offices would be opened this year to register persons who were unable to register during the mass registration phase.

All persons should take along any or all of the following ID documents: Baptismal certificate, birth certificate, birth weighing card, Voter’s ID card, passport, driver’s licence, SSNIT card, NHIS ID card, sworn affidavit, immigration permit, dual citizenship certificate or naturalization certificate.

NIA said persons without any ID document may be registered on oath.

Source: GNA

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