The Communications Ministry says all unregistered SIM cards in the country will be deactivated on November 30, 2022
A statement from the ministry said it is implementing these measures to ensure Ghanaians strictly comply with the directive to re-register their SIM cards
The statement also added that SIM-related fraud incidents had seen a massive decline since the policy was introduced.
The Ministry of Communications and Digitalisation says all SIM cards not completely registered will be deactivated by November 30, 2022.
This forms part of measures introduced by the ministry to ensure strict compliance with the directive for all Ghanaians to register their SIM cards.
A statement signed by the minister, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, announced that a raft of punitive measures would be rolled against defaulters from November 20, culminating in a complete deactivation on Wednesday, November 30, 2022.
“All SIM cards which have completed the first stage of the registration exercise but not done the second phase will be blocked from accessing data services on November 20 2022 and completely deactivated on November 30, 2022,” the statement said.
Ursula also added that since the rollout of the SIM card re-registration policy, fraud incidents had seen a sharp decline.