Nigeria: Mandatory use of identity numbers begins in January 2019 – FG

Published: 18/Sep/2018
Source: Daily Trust (Abuja)

The Federal Government says it is enforcing the mandatory use of the National Identification Number (NIN) beginning from January 1, 2019.

The Director-General of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), Engr. Aliyu Abubakar Aziz, disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday.

He said the mandatory usage of the identification number was sequel to Federal Executive Council (FEC’s) approval last week of the immediate commencement of the implementation of a strategic roadmap for a new Digital Identity Ecosystem.

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