Tanzania: NEC Data to Be Used to Issue National IDs

Published: 29/Mar/2016
Source: The Citizen

The National Identification Authority (Nida) is finalising legal arrangements to start using the National Electoral Commission (NEC) database in registration and issuing national IDs. The move revealed by Nida acting director general Modestus Kipilimba is a major about-turn by the agency that has for the past three years opposed any attempt to have it work with NEC on national IDs.

“We are making some legal arrangements before we start using data from NEC,” he told The Citizen in his office.

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Themes: ID Documents and Passports, Voter Registration
Regions: Tanzania
Year: 2016