Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia is allergic to truth – Sammy Gyamfi

Sammy Gyamfi
Sammy Gyamfi

The National Communications Officer of the opposition National Democratic Congress, lawyer Sammy Gyamfi has thrown some hard words at the vice President of Ghana, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia.

Speaking on reports that the use of Ghana’s National Identity Card popular called Ghana Card as an e-Passport to travel worldwide, the lawyer stated that he has now come to the conclusion that the second gentleman of the land does not like the truth.

“I have now come to the conclusion that o ur jocular Vice President @MBawumia is allergic to truth. It’s like he has lies embedded in his DNA. That man can lie ooo 😂😂😂” Sammy Gyamfi said in a tweet.


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Lawyer Sammy Gyamfi made this statement after ICAO in a tweet indicated that they are aware of reports claiming that ICAO has agreed that the Ghanaian ID card is equivalent to an ePassport.

ICAO in a statement on their officially verified Twitter handle said “ICAO is aware of recent and incorrect media reports claiming that ICAO has agreed that the Ghanaian ID card is equivalent to an ePassport. However, it is not ICAO’s role to certify the use of a State’s Identity Card for international travel in place of a passport.

It is the sovereign right of each individual State to decide upon its entry and exit requirements and the documents that need to be presented by those travelling to and/or from its territory.

A number of States worldwide accept specified national ID cards as identity documents during air travel based on bilateral agreement between issuing and receiving states. *Any* decision to accept such alternative travel identity documents is made by the receiving state itself.

Ghana’s successful conclusion of its key ceremony on 9 February is a major milestone in its efforts to provide for more international acceptance of its electronic travel documents.”

SOURCE : Coverghana.com.gh

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