Reps to NIMC: Partner other agencies for seamless registration of NIN 


The House of Representatives, has urged the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) to collaborate with the Federal Ministry of Health, Partner Agencies, Hospitals and other relevant agencies to enroll, register and generate the National Identity Number (NIN) for Nigerian citizens and residents upon birth.

The legislators also urged the NIMC and partner agencies to urgently resolve the issues for a seamless and nationwide NIN registration and card issuance, as it mandated its Committee on Population to investigate the issues and lapses encountered by Nigerians in registering for their NIN.

This was fallout of a motion by Hon. Ayodeji Alao Akala who noted that the National Identification Number (NIN) is a unique, lifelong Nigerian identification issued by the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) to Nigerian citizens after enrollment.

He also noted that the NIN is a security measure used to match individuals with their barometric data, tie all records in the database, and establish or verify their identity.