June 12, 2018

Officials of the National Identification Authority (NIA) failed to turn up in Parliament on Monday 11th June 2018, to carry out the registration exercise for Members of Parliament and the Parliamentary staff.

On Friday the 8th of June 2018, officials from the NIA were in Parliament to conduct a pilot test of the registration processes ahead of Monday.

The Minority leader, Haruna Iddrisu in a statement indicated that the Minority have some reservations about the whole exercise and until their issues are addressed they would not participate in the exercise.

Staff of Parliament as early as 8:00am were ready to receive officials from the NIA but waited until midday and release that, officials from the NIA would not turn up on Monday the 11th of June 2018.

Journalists who turned up to cover the registration exercise waited for more than three hours and upon further enquires they picked hint that the NIA officials would turn up on Tuesday for the exercise.

By: Kwaku Sakyi-Danso/ghanamps.com