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Minister of communication; Ghana to embark on registration of sim cards with Ghana card June ending

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June 15, 2021

By: Norvisi Mawunyegah

The registration of SIM cards with the National Identification Card would commence at the end of June and last for a period of six months.

The Minister of Communications and Digitalization, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, stated the exercise will alongside see to the registration of mobile phone devices in a bid to reduce cyber-crime and related illegal activities in the country.

Speaking in a media interview at a joint high-level Freedom Online Coalition (FOC) event in Accra, the Minister said a comprehensive public education and publicity strategy would soon be put out to enable Ghanaians to have a smooth registration exercise.