Robbers raid NIA office; 9 Ghana Card machines stolen

It has been reported that robbers have raided the office of the National Identification Authority(NIA) at the Asunafo South constituency in the Ahafo Region.

According to reports, the suspected robbers stole nine (9) Ghana card printing machines.

Member of Parliament for the area, Eric Opoku, disclosed on Monday, August 8, 2022, that although the burglary has been reported to the police, no credible leads about the perpetrators have emerged.

Mr Opoku, opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) MP told local language radio station, Okay FM, that the NIA office where the robbery occurred has since been closed down.

His comments on the radio station was made in Twi and translates into English as follows: “Government has given a deadline for the registration of SIM cards and you have an NIA office that been burgled. How are you going to have those people who are eligible to register be able to register for their Ghana Card and even register their SIM and possibly register for their voters ID card?”