The Nigeria Communications Fee (NCC) on Wednesday suggested company organizations comparable to church buildings, mosques and enterprise organizations to not fear about ongoing efforts to synchronize subscriber identification modules (SIMs) with the Nationwide Id Quantity (NIN) usually issued after the seize of private information within the Nationwide Id Database (NIDB) of the Nationwide Id Administration Fee (NIMC).
NCC Government Vice President / CEO, Prof Garba Dambatta, suggested these organizations and teams to use for what he described as an unique NIMC NIN.
“Company organizations should join a NIN below which all of their strains shall be captured. It is going to be a ‘single’ NIN just like that of people with a number of strains, ”defined EVC in response to a textual content message on Wednesday.
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In the midst of final month, the Federal Authorities gave cellular community operators (MNOs) and subscribers two weeks to hyperlink their SIMs to the NIN. The federal government has ordered that unbound SIMs be deactivated whereas non-cooperating MNOs are susceptible to withdrawing the working license. The 2 weeks ended on December 30.
Attributable to widespread condemnation, the schedule has been prolonged for 3 weeks for NIN subscribers from December 30, 2020 to January 19 and 6 weeks for non-NIN subscribers from December 30, 2020 to February 9, 2021.
On Wednesday, subscribers continued to flood the NIMC headquarters in Lagos, Alausa, in a determined try to not deactivate their SIMs.