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Nigerian court sentenced to obtain Ghana card using false information

 


Nigerian citizens who obtained Ghana ID card (Ghana card) using false information were convicted by  Asokore Mampong District Magistrates Court rice field. Usman Emmanuel, who lives in Sawaba, Kumasi, was convicted  of misrepresenting information about himself in violation of Section 17 (C) of the National Identification Authority Act 707 (Act 2006). He was sentenced to a fine of 250 penalty units, a fine equivalent to 3,000.00GH ¢, or imprisonment of 6 months by default. 

 A statement  signed and issued by Abudu Abdul Ganiyu, Deputy General Manager of the National Identification Board (NIA), dated 13 March 2022, allows prisoners to apply for a Ghana card by presenting a Ghanaian birth certificate. It says that it has become. To register. According to NIA, the prisoner had passed the registration and was about to be issued a Ghana card. At this point  he was recognized as a foreigner. 

 Therefore, the convicted person was  handed over to the police for inspection. Police investigation revealed that Usman Emmanuel had a valid Ghanaian birth certificate, but he was not a Ghanaian. Usman Emmanuel was charged in the Asokore Mampong District Magistrates' Court and misdemeanor for providing false information about himself in violation of Section 17 (C) of the National Identification Authority Act 707 (Act 2006). rice field. At the end of the trial, the court found him guilty  and  sentenced him to a fine of 250 penalty units, a fine equivalent to  3,000.00 GHC, or six months in prison if he did not.

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