Nigeria: ‘National ID Card Not Replacing Voters Card in 2019’

Published: 17/Apr/2016
Source: This Day

Contrary to reports in some online media that the national identity card would replace voters register in 2019, the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has clarified that the report was misconstrued and out of context.

According to a statement issued by the Head of Corporate Communications Unit of NIMC, Mr. Loveday Chika Ogbonna, the report emanated from a visit to a royal father in Delta State where the commission’s Delta State Coordinator explained the possibility of harmonising all identity related data on one card, an issue which was wrongly reported.

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