The Nigerian government has again extended their NIN-SIM enrollment and linkage by few days. This was made known in a statement issued by the Spokespersons of Nigeria Communications Commission’s (NCC) and NIMC Dr. Ikechukwu Adinde and Mr Kayode Adegoke respectively on Thursday.
The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami had urged citizens to ensure their enrollment while urging the service providers to work round the clock.
“In preparation for the enforcement, the Honourable Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim (Pantami) urges citizens and legal residents to use the next few days to ensure that they complete the linkage.
“To this end, the Honourable Minister has further directed that the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) should offer enrolment services round-the-clock for the next few days. Prof Pantami also thanks all those who have completed their NIN-SIM linkage.
“On behalf of the Honourable Minister, the Executive Vice Chairman of NCC, Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, and the Director-General/CEO of NIMC, Engr. Aliyu Aziz, urge citizens and legal residents to take advantage of the window to complete the process of enrolment and verification within the next few days.” The issued statement read in parts.