Authorities in Ghana are investigating the alleged Issuance of Ghanaian passports to foreigners.
The investigation follows the circulation of videos on social media which alleged that a number of foreign nationals residing in the United Arab Emirates and other Gulf States are holding Ghanaian passports.
In a statement dated Friday, August 12, 2022, Ghana’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration says it would take appropriate measures to deal with the situation if the allegation is found to be true.
The statement made available to www.africanentertainment.com and other media outlets in Accra, stated further that “with the current biometric passports being issued by the Passport Office, applicants undergo rigorous vetting processes which make it difficult for unqualified persons, notably foreigners, to acquire Ghanaian passports.”
Below is the full statement:
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