President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has launched the National Digital Address System, “ghanapostGPS” in Accra.
In partnership with the Communications Ministry and Ghana Post, the system is expected to give the country an accurate
database of addresses.
The launch of the National Digital Property Addressing System is a fulfilment of one of the campaign promises made by the
New Patriotic Party during the 2016 general elections.
At the launch of the system on Wednesday, President Akufo-Addo said that “we have stayed true to this commitment, and
reaffirmed it in this year’s Asempa Budget. From today, every land or property will be assigned a unique identifier. This will
facilitate improved ownership data and unique identification of properties and persons. A proper addressing of properties will
ensure efficient delivery of services for economic development.”
“With this new system, every property in Ghana will have an address and can be accounted for, including the location of the
blue kiosk, the ‘waakye’ seller or the ‘koko’ seller. The Property Addressing System also means that the ‘koko’ seller can now
open a bank account, as he or she will be able to meet the basic requirement to access lo