Ghana Post Company Limited has called on the public to download and generate their respective digital address of their homes and businesses.
The company has also urged the public, organisations, identifiable groups, schools, churches and all other stakeholders to invite them to organise training on the activation of the system and the generation of digital addresses.
In a statement signed by Kobi Hemaa Osisiadan-Bekoe, the Corporate Communications Manager, and issued to the Ghana News Agency has said.
It said: “Since the launch of the National Digital Property Addressing System in October 2017, by the President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, the Digital Addressing System is providing an effective means of addressing every location and property to facilitate the implementation of key government policies.
“The Digital Address is a mandatory requirement in getting the National Identification Card (Ghana Card) as well as other services.”
According to the statement, every digital address generated from the system is unique to each property and has a maximum of 11 alpha-numeric characters which reflect region, district and post code for example GA -183-8164.
It said the App, GhanaPostGPS could be downloaded from Google Playstore or Appstore.
“Following the prompts on the app, it will help you install and generate your address,” it said.
The statement mentioned that the Chief of Staff on March 7, 2018 issued a directive to all Ministries, Departments and Agencies as well as Metropolitan and Municipal District Assemblies to adopt the digital address as the official address system for the delivery of government services and contracts.
It noted that the Chief of Staff further directed that digital addresses should reflect on all official correspondence of government institutions.
Ghana Post Company is an institution responsible for postal services in Ghana and a member of the West African Portal conference.