FEDERAL GOVERNMENT EXTENDS ONGOING NATIONAL IDENTIFICATION NUMBER (NIN) AND SUBSCRIBER IDENTITY MODULE (SIM) INTEGRATION EXERCISE TILL JUNE 30.
Written by wave FM on May 4, 2021
The Federal government has extended the ongoing national identification number (NIN) and subscriber identity module (SIM) integration exercise till June 30.
Minister of communications and digital economy, Isa Pantami, announced this in a statement jointly signed by Ikechukwu Adinde, director of public affairs and Kayode Adegoke, head of corporate communications at the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC).
This is coming few days before the May 6 deadline earlier announced.
The NIN extension was granted based on stakeholders’ request and in order to give Nigerians more time to register.
Edited by Ayo Odungweru