Former NIA boss and member of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Yayra Koku has questioned President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo that why did he threaten Zoomlion Ghana Company limited to sack media personnel, Bridget Otoo? Yayra Koku in a statement today stated and told NPP party members that he doesn't get it why Bridget Otoo should be sacked from office and said NPP young members should be crying because he realized that President Nana Akufo-Addo is "destroying" their future in the country currently.
The SOCIAL SECURITY and NATIONAL INSURANCE TRUST(SSNIT) is a public statutory trust charged under the National Pension Act, 2008 Act 766 with administration of Ghana's Basic National Social Security Scheme. SSNIT is responsible for registering members, collecting contributions, investing the funds and processing as well as payment of benefits to it members if it's due.
The Government of Ghana has stated that by the end of the year only one identification number will be accepted for business transactions. This number is the Ghana card number. This means that TIN numbers, SSNIT numbers and possibly NIA and drivers license will all be replaced with the Ghana card number.
Former Central Region Chairman of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) Mr. Allotey Jacobs has indicated that the Chief Executive Officer for the National Identification Authority, Professor Kenneth Attafuah has stabbed the President in the back and must be ready to face the accompanying consequences. According to Mr. Allotey Jacobs, Professor Kenneth Attafuah has added fuel to the fire.
Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) and National Identification Authority (NAI) Numbers will roll out SSNIT and NIA number merging on the 28th June 2021. According to the management of SSNIT, in order for individuals to successfully take part in the exercise, one must have the following details;
It is increasingly becoming an open secret, but rather worrying that the only time a Ghanaian would complain about injustice in his country or community is when it is against him, in other words, he is not a direct beneficiary. Perhaps, this explains why we have, for instance, a situation where goverment officials blatantly violate laws like covid-19 protocols and go scout free.
The Executive Dirctor of the National Identification Authority [NIA], has incurred the wrath of NPP loyalists after his comment that suggested that he would not employ loyalists of the ruling party as he was instructed by the president. Notable individuals like Kennedy Agyepong has called on the president to hand him a sack.
The Chief Executive Officer of the National Identification Authority (NIA), Professor Kenneth Attafuah is currently under fire after a comment he made about his decision not to employ members of the New Patriotic Party in his institution. The comment has since been condemned by members of the party with Assin Central Member of Parliament Mr. Kennedy Agyapong promising to lead a demonstration if the President refuses to sack him.
One of the political issues that was trending in Ghana was the NIA Boss, Professor Ken Attafuah's comments on how President Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo Addo instructed him not to recruit any NPP foot soldier. This comment got many people to react angrily. Kennedy Agyapong, Member of Parliament for Assin Central, was one of the high political stalwarts who showed complete displeasure of the comment and decision of Professor Ken Attafuah's and Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo Addo respectively.
Welcome to Ghana my country where the criterion for choosing people into public offices is merely determined by the person's competence and knowledge about the work he or she is expected to do but characterized by political affiliations. It now looks as if the NPP has now been exposed if one considers the statements that are coming from some government appointees.
Honorable Kennedy Agyapong has caused fresh stir says Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo never gave Prof. Ken Attafuah, the Executive Secretary of the NIA any Document to dictate the list of NIA recruitment. He added that, he saw whatever that happened after the Professor tried to link the President to his goof.
The National Identification Authority (NIA) and the Social Security and National Insurance Trust(SSNIT) have started the initiative to merge the identities of the two cards effective today, Monday 28th June,2021. It is believed to be part of the digitization process, therefore individuals are urged to merge their SSNIT and NIA numbers to save the stress of carrying many national IDs everywhere you go, thus only the Ghana will be used by mergers for all transactions.
There is a good news which is circulating all over the social media platforms which everyone is talking about. The news was that Ghana Card will replace passport. The National Identification Authority has begun talks with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the National Information Technology Agency (NITA) to get two separate certifications to make the move of Ghana Card reality.
The Member of Parliament for Assin North Constituency, Honorable Kennedy Agyapong has called on President Nana Addo Dankkwa Akufo-Addo to sack the Boss of the National Identification Authority (NIA), Professor Kenneth Attafuah after he said that President Akufo-Addo has instructed him not to employ any member of the New Patriotic Party (NPP).
From Monday, 28th June this year, all Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) contributors will replace their unique scheme identification numbers with the Ghana Card identification numbers. This means January 1, next year, SSNIT contributors will longer use their scheme numbers but will transact all business with SSNIT with their Ghana Card.
The National Identification Authority boss comment did not go well with Kennedy Agyapong Member of parliament for Assin central. Following NIA decision to open district centres throughout the country for people who were not able to register for the Ghana card during the mass registration, Prof. Attafuah is reported to have passed a comment which did not go well with the law maker and some members of the NPP.
Hit the FOLLOW button to receive more news and articles. LIKE and SHARE the article on all platforms. Recently, Prof. Kenneth Agyemang Attafuah, the National Identification Authority (NIA) boss hinted that the he has been tasked by the president of the country not to hire any of the NPP party's executives in the ongoing NIA recruitment exercise.
Top Ghanaian politician and leading member of the National Patriotic Party ( NPP), Kennedy Agyapong has pressurized Prof. Ken Agyemang Attafuah, the CEO of National Identification Authority to resign due to some comments he made a few days ago. According to the Assin Central MP, Ken Agyemang Attafuah's stance has the potential to force NPP footsoldiers to sit on the fringes, and this can cause the party’s defeat in 2024.
The New patriotic party member of parliament for Assin central in the central region has sparked another outrage but this time , with the executive secretary of the national identification authority boss. It seems if the businessman does not aggree with someone on an issue, the an avenue is created for verbal attacks and threats.
As Ghana begins to digitize major sectors of the Economy through the merger of institutional cards to the Ghana Card, the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) has begun the process of integrating members SSNIT numbers with that of Ghana Card. The National Identification Authority has indicated that, it has begun the process of merging other National IDs with the Ghana Card.