The National Identification Authority in Tamale Metropolis is recording low turnout at its centres.
An NIA official at the NRCC registration centre, who pleaded anonymity, told the GNA that turnout for the registration dropped significantly after the extension of the SIM card re-registration exercise was announced in July.
He said, however, enrolment for new, missing cards and replacement of cards as well as updates and corrections at the district and regional offices increased when people had their calls barred for hours.
Individuals, who spoke to the GNA at the centres, however, indicated that following up on the card almost every day and not getting it was time and money-wasting.
Braimah Haruna, a young man, who was yet to register for the card, said “I moved out of Tamale just to get the Ghana card.
I’ve spent money on petrol to Sang and Kpalbe but didn’t get the card.”
Aliatu Dramani, a woman who had already gone through the registration process, said she completed the process in June, but was yet to receive the card.