The Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has said that the government in 2018 would ensure that every Ghanaian has a bank account.
The rationale, he said, is part of measures to ensure a digitised economy in the country.
He said over 70 per cent of the Ghanaian population do not have bank accounts, hence the government’s decision to have every Ghanaian own one.
Dr Bawumia was speaking at the official opening of the 2017 Innovation Week organised by the Kofi Annan-India Centre of Excellence in Accra.
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