The National Identification Authority was supposed to begin the process of registering the people of the Upper East region from 11th to 23rd November, 2019.
The exercise which was supposed to begin in earnest rather saw no turnout by the NIA officials or difficulty in processing the card as well as poor network.
Residents abandoned their work to make time for the registration but most of the centers they visited had no official.
Harmattangh spoke to some residents who cried foul over the situation.
“I left my farm to come register and there’s no one here, I don’t even know when to come back to register “ a resident lamented.
Some residents who have been able to register were told to come later for their card.
“Yh i went to do mine but they said I should come Thursday for my card so i will go for mine” an excited resident said.
According to the NIA officials were supposed to travel from Accra to the Upper East region to register the indigenes but most of them are yet to arrive which is affecting the process.
There’s also concern being raised about the the requirements stipulated. One is obliged to bring a birth certificate and as well a GPS address. But residents without a smartphone find it difficult generation the address.