With the problem of securing Ghana’s borders changing into more and more essential, particularly amidst current threats of violent extremism, the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) has developed a system to supply real-time data to handle the difficulty.
The GIS has, over time, confronted challenges in acquiring information on the nation’s minor entry and exit factors, leading to a state of affairs the place Ghana’s borders have been described as porous.
The GIS has thus disclosed to Citi News that the software program it has created would considerably assist in addressing the problem.
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Speaking to Citi throughout coaching for officers throughout the nation within the Ashanti area, the GIS’s Ashanti Regional Commander, ACI Charles Yaw Bediako, careworn that their newest intervention was a game-changer.
“The borders are currently porous, but we are trying to minimize it by getting some software. That is the border and permit management processing, and that is going to help us get the number of people who use our borders in the form of nationality, sex, and age to monitor which people are in the country,” he acknowledged.