The National Identification Authority NIA has released a press statement informing the public that as was originally scheduled, the mass registration exercise for the Accra west zone will be ending on Saturday 25th May, and there will be no extension.
The NIA stated that granting the request to extend the date would adversely affect the national schedule, but rather would establish registration centers at various district and regional offices for those who couldn’t register to do so.
“The NIA is unable to grant the request to extend the duration of the mass registration exercise in
the said Zone as doing so will adversely affect the published national roll-out strategy.” The statement said
PRESS RELEASE CENTRES FOR GHANA CARD COLLECTION
The National Identification Authority (NIA) wishes to inform residents of the Accra West Zone where the mass registration is ending today, Saturday 25th May 2019, that card collection points will be set up in the following municipalities:
1. Ga South (Bortianor, Ngleshie, Amanfro).
2. Ga South (Weija, Gbawe, Domeabra / Obom)
3. Ga Central (Anyaa, Sowutuom)
4. Ga West (Trobu, Amasaman)
5. Ga North
6. Okaikoi South,
7. Okaikoi Central
8. Okaikoi North.
9. Ablekuma South,
10. Ablekuma Central
11. Ablekuma West
12. Ablekuma North.
13. Ashiedu Keteke
Residents of the above-mentioned Municipalities and Districts are also to note the following:
a. Persons who registered during the exercise and were not issued their Ghana Cards will be
informed via text messages, phone calls, Radio and Television announcements about designated
Ghana Card collection points for their cards.
b. Persons who were unable to register during the mass registration exercise in the Accra West
Zone will be able to do so at District and Regional offices to be set up by NIA after the mass
c. The NIA is unable to grant the request to extend the duration of the mass registration exercise in
the said Zone as doing so will adversely affect the published national roll-out strategy.
SGND: ACI FRANCIS PALMDETI
HEAD, CORPORATE AFFAIRS, NIA