VERY IMPORTANT: NIN Registration: FG Speaks On Ultimatum To Block SIM Cards

VERY IMPORTANT: NIN Registration: FG Speaks On Ultimatum To Block SIM Cards

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– The federal government has clarified its position regarding the ultimatum it issued to Nigerians on NIN registration

– The minister of communication and digital economy, Isa Pantami, has disclosed when the ultimatum was first issued

– Pantami is not pleased with the manner citizens are going about the registration

The federal government has justified the ultimatum it issued to Nigerians mandating them to link their SIM cards to the National Identity Numbers (NIN) or risk disconnection.

Isa Pantami, the minister of communication and digital economy stated that the government gave everyone about 12 months to complete the exercise.

NIN registration: FG speaks on ultimatum to block SIM cards

Isa Pantami has faulted Nigerians for flouting COVID-19 guidelines. Photo: @DrIsaPantami
Source: Twitter

According to The Guardian, the minister told Channels TV that many Nigerians refused to comply with the government’s directive when it was issued in February 2020.

He said:

“The deadline was announced since February 2020 – the first day that the policy was announced in Nigeria was on 4th Feberuary 2020.”

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