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National Identity Number Will Be Made Compulsory Soon – Pantami

The Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy, has stated that the National Identity Number will soon be made mandatory for accessing government services and interventions.

Isa Pantami stated this on Wednesday when he received a report from the Management team of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC).

The team had informed the minister their activities following the final transfer of the supervision of the commission to the ministry on the 7th October 2020.

He called on the commission to ensure a 500% increase in the number of monthly Citizens’ Digital Identity Enrolments-up from the current 500,000 monthly enrolments to 2.5million monthly enrolments.

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