FG again extends NIN deadline by 8 weeks

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The Federal Government through the Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy, has on Tuesday announced the extension of the deadline for the NIN-SIM linkage and verification by eight weeks, till June 30, 2021.

The extension which was disclosed in a jointly signed statement by the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, and the National Identity Management Commission, NIMC, is said to be because of requests by stakeholders so as to make it easier for all citizens and legal residents to register.

The meeting which was chaired by the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, was attended by the Executive Vice Chairman/CEO of NCC, Umar Dambatta, the Director-General/CEO of the National Identity Management Commission, NIMC, Aliyu Azeez, amongst others.

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