The passport place of work has stated it’s going to probe claims that some Ghanaians are being charged unlawful charges for the printing of passports.
Talking at the RCNews all over a dialogue at the topic, the Director of Passports, Louis Obeng, stated his outfit “is ready to pay attention to these folks after which examine.”
Some Ghanaians have complained that they’ve paid between GH¢400 and GH¢700 as a way to fast-track the purchase procedure, in spite of paying for top class on-line services and products.
Regardless that bills are meant to be achieved on-line, Mr. Obeng additionally stated the issue of middlemen within the gadget who is also contributing to the issue.
“For a ways too lengthy, there are a variety of people that cross spherical taking cash from folks… We discovered that those folks don’t paintings on the passport place of work.”
In spite of the experiences of unhealthy reports and corruption, Mr. Obeng complained that individuals who have had touch with the unauthorised individuals to procedure programs don’t seem to be open sufficient.
“Whilst you insist that those candidates inform you whether or not his or her cash has been taken, the individual will deny,” he stated.
Mr. Obeng additionally denied experiences that there used to be a scarcity of passport booklets within the gadget.
Even if he admitted that some passport candidates were going through delays, he stated, “it doesn’t imply there’s a scarcity of booklets”.
“He additional recommended candidates with problems to step ahead, “and allow us to in finding out precisely what the issue is.”