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Nigerian Lady Arrested and Fined For Attempting To Obtain Ghana Card

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Nigerian Lady Arrested and Fined For Attempting To Obtain Ghana Card

A 37-year-old Nigerian lady, Doris Okeke, has been convicted in her attempt to acquire a Ghana Card, has gathered.

The convict was fined by the Tamale District Magistrate Court presided over by Magistrate Amadu Issifu, 200 penalty units, the equivalent of GH¢2,400, or in default serve 18 months in jail for using a false identity.

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She paid the fine to avoid a jail term after pleading guilty to all four counts of residing in the country without a permit, working in Ghana without a permit, obtaining a self ID card, and attempting to obtain a Ghana ID card.

She was arraigned following a report made to the Northern Regional office of the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) about her illegal activities.

Doris Okeke used the name Doris Dubik as her Ghanaian identity to get a voter’s ID card prior to the 2020 elections, applied for Ghana Card, and gained admission into the Tamale Technical University (TTU) as a student.
The court ordered her to submit all her documents to the GIS to be presented to the registration officials to delete her information from the National Identification Authority’s system.

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The Northern Regional Public Relations Officer of GIS, Assistant Inspector Christian Kobla Kekeli Zilevu, said the GIS received a report on the convict’s activities and moved in to pick her up at the TTU Campus on March 14, and upon interrogation, she confirmed being a Nigerian and residing in Ghana since 2015.

He revealed that the convict’s husband, Oliver Okeke, also a Nigerian, acquired the Ghana voter’s ID.

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