The Ministry of International Affairs and Regional Integration has confident that it’ll proceed to undertake related measures to give protection to the integrity of Ghanaian commute paperwork.
The Ministry in response to movies circulating on social media about a number of overseas nationals living within the United Arab Emirates and different Gulf States maintaining Ghanaian passports mentioned the best measures could be taken to take care of the placement if discovered to be true.
The commentary famous that with the present biometric passports issued through the Passport Place of business, candidates undergo rigorous vetting processes, making it tricky for unqualified people, in particular foreigners, to procure Ghanaian passports.
“The Ministry needs to additional indicate that it’s an offence beneath Ghanaian Rules for overseas nationals to obtain Ghanaian passports. Certainly, there were a number of cases the place the Ministry, in collaboration with the Ghana Immigration Carrier and different legislation enforcement companies, have apprehended some people for making an attempt to obtain Ghanaian passports. Those instances had been effectively prosecuted and suitable sanctions had been implemented to the culprits,” it mentioned.
The commentary, on the other hand, cautioned in opposition to unfounded claims on social media regarding foreigners obtaining Ghanaian passports.
It mentioned other folks with credible proof of overseas nationals maintaining Ghanaian passports must document the Ministry for additional motion through the legislation enforcement companies.