In preparation for the enforcement, the Honourable Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Ali Pantami has urged citizens and legal residents to use the next few days to ensure that they complete the linkage of their SIM and NIN.
This follows the expiration of the approved extension of the NIN-SIM linkage on the 31st of March, 2022
To this end, the Honourable Minister has further directed that the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) should offer enrolment services round-the-clock for the next few days.
Pantami also thanked all those who have completed their NIN-SIM linkage.
On behalf of the Honourable Minister, the Executive Vice Chairman of NCC, Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, and the Director-General/CEO of NIMC, Engr. Aliyu Aziz, urged citizens and legal residents to take advantage of the window to complete the process of enrolment and verification within the next few days.