Dr. Bawumia with Tony Blair

NPP GERMANY

PRESS RELEASE

03—07—2024

NPP GERMANY CELEBRATES BAWUMIA OVER THE REFRESHING NEWS OF GHANA CARD REPLACING GHANA PASSPORT

NPP GERMANY dedicates this week’s session of progressive government reports to the monumental strides made in our nation’s digital transformation under the visionary leadership of NPP Presidential Candidate and Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia.

Today, we are thrilled to highlight a significant milestone in our ongoing journey towards a more digitally integrated and efficient Ghana.

Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, in his continued commitment to enhancing the lives of Ghanaians through innovative solutions, has announced a groundbreaking initiative that will transform the passport application process for all Ghana Card holders.

In a bold and forward-thinking move, Dr. Bawumia has pledged that, if elected as the next President, any holder of the Ghana Card will no longer need to apply separately for a passport.

This streamlined process is made possible by the comprehensive biometric details already embedded captured in the Ghana Card.

This means that Ghanaians will only need to pay the passport application fee via electronic transfer, specifically through mobile money, using their Ghana Card numbers.

Addressing the nation on Wednesday, February 7, Dr. Bawumia explained, “To make it easy for Ghanaians to obtain passports, under my government, any Ghana Card holder will only have to pay a fee for a passport.

If you are a holder of a Ghana Card, you will not need to apply separately for a passport.”

This initiative is a testament to the effectiveness of the digital agenda spearheaded by Dr. Bawumia, aimed at reducing bureaucratic hurdles, saving time, and minimizing costs and fighting corruption on behalf of all Ghanaians.

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The news that the Ghana Card will replace the Ghana Passport is a significant development in the nation’s identification and travel systems.

This change reflects a broader trend towards digital transformation and streamlined processes.

Here are some key points to consider:

Replacing the Ghana Passport with the Ghana Card simplifies identification processes.

Citizens will no longer need to manage multiple documents for identification and travel purposes.

This consolidation can reduce administrative burdens and make travel more convenient for Ghanaians.

The Ghana Card is a modern, biometric identification card that incorporates advanced security features.

This move signifies Ghana’s commitment to embracing technology to improve national services and security.

The enhanced security features of the Ghana Card can help reduce fraud as well as identity theft.

Transitioning to a single, biometric identification system aligns Ghana with global trending standards.

Many countries are moving towards integrated systems that combine various identification functions into one card.

This alignment can facilitate international travel and make it easier for Ghanaian citizens to comply with global identification standards.

Managing one identification system instead of multiple can lead to significant cost savings for the government.

These savings can be redirected to other critical areas, such as education, healthcare, or infrastructure development.

While the move has many benefits, there could be challenges in the transition period.

Ensuring that all citizens have access to the Ghana Card and are educated about its uses will be crucial.

Additionally, international recognition of the Ghana Card for travel purposes needs to be secured to avoid any disruptions for travelers.

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The Ghana Card becoming the primary identification document reinforces the importance of a unified national identity.

It can foster a sense of national pride and cohesion among citizens.

Overall, the replacement of the Ghana Passport with the Ghana Card is a progressive step towards modernization and efficiency.

If managed effectively, it can offer numerous benefits to both the citizens and the government of Ghana.

The integration of services and the emphasis on digital solutions reflect a profound commitment to leveraging technology for national development and improving the everyday experiences of our citizens.

The introduction of this streamlined process is just one of many examples of how Dr. Bawumia’s digital agenda is poised to revolutionize various sectors of our society.

From digitizing public services to promoting financial inclusion and enhancing security, the impact of these initiatives is already being felt across the nation.

We commend Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia for his visionary leadership and relentless dedication to modernizing Ghana.

His digital agenda not only sets the stage for a more efficient and transparent government but also positions Ghana as a leader in digital innovation on the African continent.

We are confident that under Dr. Bawumia’s leadership, Ghana will continue to experience transformative growth and development, ensuring a brighter future for all its citizens.

Akufo-Addo’s policies have laid a strong foundation for the future, and we are confident that under his continued leadership, Ghana will achieve even greater heights.

We urge all Ghanaians to support these initiatives and work together towards a brighter and more prosperous future.

NPP GERMANY commends President Nana Akufo-Addo for his unwavering dedication to the progress and prosperity of Ghana.

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We will continue to urge the good people of Ghana to vote NPP and break the 8 in order to retain the NPP so that the next NPP administration in the helm of governance will continue to give off its best.

We Say KUDOS to Nana Addo-Dankwa Akufo-Addo and his government!!!

Let The Truth Confound The Wise……

Long Live Nana Addo-Dankwa Akufo-Addo!!

God Bless Our Homeland Ghana!!!

Long Live the Elephant Party!!!!

Kukruduuuu Eeeessshiii!!!!

Signed:

Nana Osei Boateng

NPP Germany Branch

Communications Director

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