THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCE THAT THE ONGOING NATIONAL IDENTIFICATION NUMBER AND SUBSCRIBER IDENTITY MODULE INTEGRATION EXERCISE HAS BEEN EXTENDED BY EIGHT WEEKS.
Written by miebaka ikiriko on February 2, 2021
The Federal Government announced that the ongoing National Identification Number and Subscriber Identity Module integration exercise has been extended by eight weeks.
It said the new deadline is now April 6, 2021.
Director, Public Affairs Nigerian Communications Commission, Ikechukwu Adinde, who disclosed this in a message, said the extension was conveyed by the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami.
Pantami conveyed the message during the meeting of the Ministerial Taskforce on NIN-SIM registration yesterday. On December 15, 2020, the Federal Government declared that after December 30, 2020 all SIMS that were not registered with valid NINS on the network of telecommunications companies would be blocked.