Millions of mobile subscribers risk disconnection, as NIN-SIM integration ends today The Informant247

The Nigerian Government has again extended deadline for NIN-SIM linkage, urging Nigerians and legal residents of the country to use “the next few days” to ensure that they complete exercise.

The Informant247 recalls that the Federal Government had in December 2021, extended the deadline for the NIN-SIM data verification to March 31, 2022.

According to reports, all Nigerians and legal residents were urged to complete the enrollment, verification, and NIN-SIM integration on or before the new date.

However, a statement jointly signed by the Director, Public Affairs, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and Head, Corporate Communications, National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), Mr. Kayode Adegoke, advised Nigerians to take advantage of the window to complete the process of enrolment and verification.

The statement said, “The general public would recall that the Federal Government approved an extension of the NIN-SIM linkage deadline to the 31st of March, 2022.

“In preparation for the enforcement, the Honourable Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim (Pantami) urges citizens and legal residents to use the next few days to ensure that they complete the linkage.

“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. Prof Pantami also thanks 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, urge citizens and legal residents to take advantage of the window to complete the process of enrolment and verification within the next few days.”

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