Ghanaians are relied upon to re-register their SIM cards this coming Friday, October 1 with the National Identification Card, prominently known as the “Ghana Card.”
The activity which should take off in June this year was deferred because of the just-finished Population and Housing Census. This is in accordance with the public authority’s work to make the Ghana Card a one-stop distinguishing proof report in the country.
The re-enrollment of SIM cards is supposed to keep going for a considerable length of time that is from October 1, 2021 to March 31, 2022. Any SIM not enrolled inside this period will be for all time impeded, the Minister of Communication, Ursula Owusu Ekuful has said.
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Every client is permitted to enroll 10 unique numbers with his/her Ghana Card. The client will be advised by means of instant message with a one of a kind code upon effective enlistment.
Clients who experience issues while connecting their Ghana card with their SIMs will be offered three opportunities to response security inquiries after which they will be coordinated to the National Identification Authority (NIA) if the issue endures.
Instructions to enroll your SIM with the Ghana Card
- Dial the short code *404#
- Enter Ghana Card Pin ( Note: Enter letters and figures without dashes)
- Affirm Ghana Card Pin
- Enter Surname
- Enter First Name(s)
- Enter Date of Birth (Format: DDMMYYYY)
- Select Sex
- Affirm Details
- Submit Details Provided After Confirmation
Visit your specialist co-op with the remarkable code to finish the enrollment interaction.
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Re-register your SIMs with Ghana card – Bawumia
In a bid to free the country’s the internet of extortion, screen and find people who utilize their telephones for crimes, the Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia as of late uncovered that plans are in progress to guarantee that all Ghanaians with SIM cards re-register them utilizing the National Identification card otherwise called Ghana card.
Talking at the fifth Ghana CEO Summit in Accra, the Vice President noticed that any person who neglects to participate in the activity hazards losing their SIM card.
“We as a whole need to do that else we’ll lose that SIM card. That will truly give us a genuine personality for all MoMo exchanges. For instance, it removes extortion that is occurring like SIM box and through MoMo”, he added.
The move has been condemned by the Minority Leader, Haruna Iddrisu who has contended that endeavor a SIM re-enrollment exercise won’t address the issue of Mobile Money extortion true to form by Dr. Bawumia.
He said the Vice President is “badly educated, incompetent and exceptionally guileless,” with that presumption.
“The answer for the difficulties of extortion inside the electronic cash biological system goes past SIM enrollment,” he said.
“We hold the view that the compulsory re-enrollment of SIMs gives no considerable advantage in the battle against electronic cash extortion, and will confront reasonable difficulties, for example, inbound explorers who require a SIM card without a public ID,” he added.