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FG URGES CITIZENS AND LEGAL RESIDENTS TO ENROL FOR NIN BEFORE THE END OF THE YEAR

The Minister Of Communications And Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim (Pantami) Has Conveyed The Approval Of The Federal Government To Extend Deadline For The National Identity Number (Nin)-subscriber Identity Module (Sim) Data Verification. Citizens And Legal Residents Are Now Encouraged To Complete The Process Before The End Of The Year 2021.

A Joint Statement By Dr. Ikechukwu Adinde, Director Of Public Affairs, National Communications Commission And Kayode Adegoke, Head Of Corporate Communications, National Identity Management Commission, The Decision To Extend The Deadline Was Made Following Appeals By The Mobile Network Operators And Other Industry Stakeholders, Soliciting A Further Extension To Ensure Better Compliance With Government’s Directive And To Avoid Widening The Digital Divide.


The Extension Would Also Provide The Enabling Environment For The Registration Of Nigerians In Remote Areas, Diaspora, Schools, Hospitals, Worship Centres And Foreigners, Diplomatic Missions, Those In Other Areas That Were Hitherto Unreachable As Well As Increase Enrolment In Countries With A Significant Number Of Nigerians.


Consequently, The Minister Enjoins Nigerians And Legal Residents To Make Use Of The Opportunity Of The Extension To Enrol For Their Nins And Link With Their Sims.

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