The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isah Ali Pantami, has approved 20 centres in the FCT for NIN enrollment activities.
According to a statement made available by Head, Corporate Communications of NIMC at Abuja – Mr Kayode Adegoke, the Minister had on Saturday gave a go-ahead for enrolment activities to commence on January 18 at the centres. He had also put a stop to enrolment activities at the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) office.
“Members of the public, residents and visitors to the FCT, wishing to enroll for the National Identification Number (NIN), should use the NIMC centers,” he stated.
The approved centres include NIN State offices in Wuse, Abaji area council, AMAC, Bwari, Gwagwalada, Kwali, Kuje, alongside special centers at Dei-Dei, Dutse, Federal Housing Authority, Gwarinpa, High Court, Lugbe, AEDC office Jiwa, Women Development Secretariat Karshi, Kenuj Angles Schools, Jikwoyi, Chief’s Palace, Kurudu, Nigerian Custom Service, Karu and NIPOST Kubwa.
The Minister had also approved centres run by licensed private agents. These centres are NIN Enrolment Centres Ibro Hotel, Wuse 2, Afritech multi Concept, Gwandal plaza adjacent EFCC, Wuse 2, and NIN Enrolment Centre at No 8, Nairobi Street, Wuse 2, Abuja.
He also urged residents of the FCT to visit centres closest to them for NIN registration and issuance.