The Vice President of the Republic of Ghana, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia says that measures are being taken to ensure that every Ghanaian with SIM cards get them re-registered with the National Identification card by the fist half of this year. According the Vice President, this move is part of the measures being considered to rid the cyberspace off [email protected] activities.
Dr. Bawumia made this declaration at the 5th Ghana CEO Summit which is ongoing currently in Accra. He further stated that anyone who fails to take part in the exercise stand an ill chance of losing their SIM card.
"I expect that the Minister For Communications and Digitalization (Ursula Owusu Ekuful) will soon announce the date for the registration of the SIM card. Maybe by end of June or the beginning of July this year, everybody will have to register their SIM with a national ID number.
"We all have to do that otherwise we'll lose that SIM card and that will really give us areal identity for all MoMo transactions. For For example, it takes away fraud...that is taking place like SIM box and through MoMo", the Vice President added.
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