The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami has coordinated that the staff individuals from the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) engaged with blackmail of candidates at the Bauchi and Kaduna State workplaces, should be suspended right away.
Following public objection that some NIMC enrolment focuses in Bauchi and Kaduna were profiting by the scramble for the National Identification Number (NIN) to propagate fake exercises, the Minister gave this mandate rehashing his zero capacity to bear coercion.
Pantami said the activity is unfriendly to the approach order of the Federal Government which requires versatile organization supporters of update their SIM enrollment with a legitimate (NIN). He focused on that that coercion, pay off and debasement won’t go on without serious consequences.
The Minister additionally noticed that such untrustworthy practices should be stopped from the beginning by making stiffer moves against the guilty parties, saying it has the power of wrecking the SIM-NIN Integration project if not checked.
“Enrolment for the National Identification Number (NIN) is gratis, and on no event should anybody pay to get an enrolment structure or to have their biometrics caught. All faculty engaged with the enrolment and NIN issuance practice should do their individual obligations expertly, reasonably and with uprightness.
“Considering the abovementioned, we wish to approach the overall population to help us in setting our responsibilities in motion by sending verification of any odious action inside and around our enrolment communities (depiction, film, sound accounts) to 08157691214; 08157691071 or email firstname.lastname@example.org,” he said.