The ban took effect from Monday 26th September, 2016. According to the GCAA the ban follows recent safety reports following the use of Samsung Galaxy note 7.
Phone manufacturer Samsung recently recalled over 2.5 million Galaxy Note 7 devices due to several reported cases of overheating or outright explosions during charging.
The GCAA joins several other aviation regulators across the world that is also caring out similar moves, against the use of the phone on board airlines.
Source: Ghana Web