NIMC captures more than 60 million Nigerians




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Abuja – The Identity Management Commission (NIMC) on announced it has registered more than 60 million Nigerians for the unique National Identification Number (NIN) records in the National Identity Database (NIDB).

The Commission said the feat could not have been possible without the cooperation all stakeholders, including the general public.

Its Head Corporate Communications, Mr Kayode Adegoke noted in a statement “the transformational value of a robust and inclusive foundational Identification system in today’s world cannot be overstated.”

” As a Commission, we’re committed to keeping this momentum scaling up and speeding up NIN issuance for better identification, authentication and improved service delivery,” Adegoke added..

Adegoke who commended Minister Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami for his leadership in driving the programmes of the commission, emphasised that NIN remains “the Primary Identification for all citizens and residents.