The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) said it has established over 200 new Enrolment Centres across the 36 States and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
The Commission, in a statement issued yesterday by its Deputy Director Corporate Communications, Abdulhamid Umar, quoted the Director of Operations, Mrs. Cecilia Yahaya as saying: “We have also commenced enrolment exercises for the National Identification Number (NIN) in these Enrolment Centres in the last 10 weeks.
“We are committed to ensuring that the deployment of all enrolment infrastructures based on global best practices is done to enable NIMC meet the Presidential directive of December 31, 2014”.
Mrs. Yahaya added that a number of Enrolment Centres have also been opened in more Tertiary Institutions nationwide.
She called on all eligible applicants to visit the NIMC website, www.nimc.gov.ng to see the full list of Enrolment Centres closest to them.
The director of operations further explained that the deployment of the Enrolment Centres is to facilitate, as well as fast-track the enrolment of all Nigerians wherever they may reside.