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Buli dialect omitted from NIA registration exercise - RAISED

By Kweku Antwi Jnr
Professor Ken Attafuah, Executive Secretary, NIA

The National Identification Authority (NIA) has been reminded of the omission of the the ‘Buli’ dialect, which is widely spoken in the Upper East Region, from the selected languages for the NIA registration exercises.

An NGO, Rural Association for Integrated Services for the Empowerment of the Deprived (RAISED) said, the Buli dialect is widely spoken among the people Sandema and Fimbisi in the Builsa North and South Districts of the Upper East Region.

A statement signed by the Executive Director of RAISED, Alhassan Azong who was also a former Minister of State under the Mahama-led administration said “our attentions have been drawn to the fact that the buli language which is the major language widely spoken among the people of Sandema and Fimbisi, the capital of the two Districts and their surrounding major villages (Builsa North and South Districts) in the Upper East Region has been omitted from the languages selected from the National Identification Authority detected on your current ongoing registration  exercise”.

Read below the full statement:


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