The Ghana Immigration Service have reportedly rejected applicants with tattoos, stretch marks and piercings on their bodies.
The Service since Monday has been screening thousands of Ghanaian youth across the country for enlistment.
Tatoos, stretch marks, piercings are vsaid to be used to disqualify the applicants in order to prune the list.
Accpording to Chief Superintendent Alfred Fiifi Ocran in an interview with Joy News, he explained why they are using tattoos, double piercing and height infractions to disqualify some of the applicants.
“There should be no piercings for males. That one will automatically disqualify because it’s part of the standards that were set”, he said.
“For females there should be one piercing. If it is more than one you will be disqualified. For tattoos if it’s visible we will disqualify you, for both male and female”.
Meanwhile, some Ghanaians, especially on social media have slammed the rules set by the Ghana Immigration Service to disqualify applicants. According to the, the rules infringe of the basic rights of the applicants.