Ghana bars recruits over widen outlines and frosty skin

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The Ghanaian Immigration Service (GIS) has unfit possibilities with frosty skin and widen outlines from a large recruitment exercise.

A GIS orator told a BBC this was since people with such outlines competence drain during a “strenuous” training.

Some Ghanaians cursed a bar as sexist and unfair. Those with tattoos, dreadlocks and “bow legs” were also unfit from a exercise.

The GIS perceived some 84,000 applications for usually 500 jobs.

“The kind of work we do, it’s eager and a training is such that if we have frosty skin or surgical outlines on your physique during training exercises, we might catch some bleedings,” Superintendent Michael Amoako-Attah, told BBC Pidgin.

Candidates contingency bear a medical and a full physique check as partial of a GIS recruitment process.

It is a anathema on widen outlines that has worried many annoy on amicable media.

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While others praised a pierce opposite women who abate their skin.

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This is a latest debate surrounding a GIS recruitment exercise.

Ghanaians also reacted angrily when a group suggested it was usually recruiting 500 people, after some 84,000 people had paid 50 cedis ($11; £8) any for an focus form.

A internal MP, Richard Quashigah, has urged deserted field to take a GIS to justice to redeem a focus fee.