The Ministry of Communication and Digitalisation came out with a new deadline after critical evaluation on the total number of citizens who have linked their Ghana cards to their SIM cards prior to the initially stated deadline which was 31st August 2022.
In relation to this reconsideration, the current Minister of Communication and Digitalisation, Hon. Ursula Owusu came out state that the new deadline for SIM re-registeration had been re-schedule to 30th September, 2022.
As part of punitive measures to ensure SIM card owners comply with the re-registeration deadline, the NCA has started blocking SIM cards of some citizens who are still in the process of linking their Ghana cards to their SIM cards.
For those have completed their initial process required for the re-registeration process, they are currently rushing in their numbers to complete the biometric registration process at the various MTN offices in order to reconnect their SIM cards to be able to make calls.
Below are some pictures of SIM card owners stranded at the auspices of network service providers for reconnection of their call lines.