51m Nigerians have enrolled for NIN – Minister of communications and digital economy, Isa Pantami

 51m Nigerians have enrolled for NIN - Minister of communications and digital economy, Isa Pantami

 

 51m Nigerians have enrolled for NIN - Minister of communications and digital economy, Isa Pantami

 

Minister of communications and digital economy, Isa Pantami has disclosed that 51 million Nigerians have registered for their national identification number (NIN).

 

Pantami who made the disclosure at a state house press briefing on Thursday April 1, said 51 million Nigerians have registered for NIN as at March 31, 2021.

 

The Minister warned that those yet to obtain their NIN, risk seven or 14 years imprisonment as stipulated by the Nigerian constitution. He added that while owning a SIM card is optional, the NIN is mandatory as a lot of transactions are not supposed to be carried out without NIN.

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