Nick Mangwana had this to say:We do understand the inconvenience that getting a new passport two years after getting your previous one may cause. We wish to assure the Nation that Govt recognizes the unavoidable distress this may cause. The major cost on our new passport is a production cost.
The initial phases of this passport production will have an output of 2000 passport per hour but as the system is enhanced this will be greatly increased.
The passport application will be decentralized including to the Diaspora. The process is also going online.