The Concerned Mobile Network Subscribers’ campaign dubbed #NoCallsDay to protest against the ongoing SIM card re-registration exercise kicked in today, February 8.

Ghanaian subscribers were urged not to receive or make phone calls from 6 am to 12noon on Tuesday.

According to the group, the National Communications Authority (NCA) should halt the re-registration exercise happening at various centres in the country.

MyJoyOnline.com took to the social media platform Twitter to find out how Ghanaians are treating the day.

It was observed that while some users were determined to comply with today’s directives, others felt no need to lose their business calls to protest against an initiative they viewed as inevitable.

According to those opposed to the campaign, refusing to make or take calls is not effective to halt the ongoing exercise.

They argued that due to some imperative communications that occur daily such as speaking to one’s boss on the phone, it was impossible to do that for #NoCallsDay.

Some Ghanaians also shared how they unconsciously made calls before realising what day was. Others spoke of how #NoCallsDay will prevent them from interacting with their partners.

Despite the opposition and shortfall, some users have shown keen interest in making or receiving calls.

Concerned Mobile Network Subscribers comprises Members of Parliament, Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), media practitioners, and private legal practitioners.

They are former MP for Kumbungu, Ras Mubarak, Legal Practitioner Samson Lardy Anyenini, Investigative Journalist Manasseh Azure Awuni, Founding President and senior vice-president IMANI-Africa, Franklin Cudjoe and Kofi Bentil, respectively.

The others are; Prof. Raymond Atuguba, Kofi Kakraba Pratt, Dr Kwesi Owusu, James Afedo, Selorm Branttie, Francis, Kofi Korankye-Sakyi, Akyaaba Addai – Sebo, Kwame Mfodwo, and Michael Ofori-Akuffo.

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