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He said the numbers printed by the Controller and Accountant General for every year was halved due to the technical challenges.

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“Every year we issue 4000 passport booklets but this year due to technical reasons only 2000 booklets were issued by Controller and Accountant’s outfit', Tijani said.

Mr Tijani who is also Member of Parliament for Yendi told Chief Jerry Forson on the Ghana Yensom show on Accra 100.5FM Wednesday July 11 that the issues have been rectified to ensure that more booklets are printed.

Mr Tijani further indicated that the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Shirley Ayorkor Botchway, has put in place several measures to ensure that challenges associated with the issuance of passports are dealt with.