NIMC commissions diaspora NIN enrolment centre in UAE

Posted by News Express | 23 March 2022 | 483 times

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•Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Professor Isa Pantami


The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Professor Isa Pantami, has opened the 3rd National Identification Number (NIN) Diaspora Enrolment centre in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Accompanied by the Director-General/CEO of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), Aliyu Aziz, the Minister reiterated the Federal Government’s commitment to ensure that all Nigerians have the foundational identity, most especially Nigerians in the Diaspora. He emphasized the need for all Nigerians living and working in the UAE to enroll and be issued the NIN.

The newly opened centre managed by NIMC-Licensed Diaspora Enrollment partner, Knowledge Square and Plectrum Limited brings the total number of centres opened in thirty-eight (38) countries to One Hundred and fifty-two (152).

The Dubai centre is located on the 19th floor, Conrad tower, Sheik Zayed road, trade center1, Dubai, UAE.

Professor Pantami also showcased and educated Nigerians in the diaspora on the recently launched FG’s NIN Tokenization policy which was unveiled on 16th September 2021 by President Muhammadu Buhari as part of his administration’s policy of ensuring the protection of data of all NIN holders, especially for verification to access all government services.

Recall that the Nigerian government had earlier announced the 31st March 2022 as the deadline for the adaptation of the Tokenization NIN Verification policy by both the public and private sector.

NIMC said it shall cut overall verification transactions to the NIN Tokenization service with effect from March 31, 2022. (Nigerian Tribune)

Source: News Express

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