Togolese arrested for attempting to acquire voter’s identification card

Personnel of the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) at the Pulimakom border post in the Upper East Region yesterday arrested a Togolese for attempting to acquire Ghanaian voters identification card.

The Togolese who was identified as Mr Bouguiligue Kouassi Kampe, was picked up in a joint Immigration-Police operation at the Bimpelle Primary School registration centre at Woriyanga at the Tempane District upon a tip-off.

A statement issued and signed by Superintend Michael Amoako-Atta, Head of Public Affairs of the GIS and copied to the Ghanaian Times, said Mr Kampe who used the name Yaro Kosi for the registration process, and was waiting in a queue for his photograph to be taken, admitted during interrogation that he entered the country through an unapproved route.

It was also revealed that Mr Kampe had two persons guaranteeing for him to get his name into the Ghanaian voters register.   

Mr Kampe has been handed over to the police and investigations are ongoing to apprehend the two guarantors.


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