Get National Identity Number to avoid statelessness, FG tells Nigerians

Published: 13/Dec/2018
Source: Daily Trust (Abuja)

Joshua Odeyemi

The Federal Government has warned Nigerians to enroll for the National Identity Number (NIN) to avoid falling into stateless situation.

The Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau gave this warning in Abuja on Friday, at the opening ceremony of the #IBelong campaign to end statelessness.

Represented by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Interior, Mohammed Umar, Dambazau expressed regrets that most Nigerians were not taking the NIN registration seriously.

“We have to make sure that a firm commitment is made in achieving this [eradication of statelessness in 2024].

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Themes: ID Documents and Passports, Statelessness
Regions: Nigeria
Year: 2018