Telecommunication Groups Now Allowed To Check In People Who Don’t Have NIN
The National Identification Management Commission (NIMC) has announced that Telecommunications businesses will now be capable of sign up Nigerians who’ve now not gotten their national identification quantity.
The brand new degree was installed place to lessen the big crowds at the specific NIMC centers.
Asides the telecommunications agencies, a few other personal and public businesses have additionally been certified by way of the fee to provide NINs to be able to address the crowds at fee’s workplaces.
Director-general, NIMC, Aliyu Aziz, showed this to Punch on Tuesday.
On December 15, 2020, the Federal government declared that once December 30, 2020, all SIMs that have been not registered with legitimate NINs on the network of telecommunications corporations would be blocked.
It later extended the December 30, 2020 deadline following big opposition in opposition to the earlier assertion and gave three weeks’ extension for subscribers with NIN from December 30, 2020 to January 19, 2021.
It also gave six weeks’ extension for subscribers with out NIN from December 30, 2020 to February nine, 2021, however many corporations had known as for further closing date extension or outright suspension of the NIN registration procedure because of the large crowds who had but to have their NINs .
At the meeting between NIMC employees and the communique minister, the President, association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria, NIMC Unit, Asekokhai lucky, said some resolutions have been reached.
He said the minister told the union that some of the needs being supplied via the workers were new to him, as he most effective took over the supervisory function of NIMC in October 2020. “So what he (Pantami) did was to set up a seven-man committee to work at the problems and submit a report to him in weeks’ time,” lucky stated.
Fortunate stated the 21-day ultimatum in advance issued the management of NIMC was nonetheless in pressure, despite the fact that there have been requires the union to step down the ultimatum.