FG charges NIMC to increase identity enrolments by 500%

The Federal Government has charged the National Identity Management Commission to ensure a 500 per cent increase in the number of monthly citizen digital identity enrolments. Isa Pantami, minister of communications and digital economy, who gave the charge on behalf of the government in Abuja on Wednesday, said the exercise should increase from the current 500,000 monthly enrolments to 2.5 million monthly. Pantami said this while being briefed by the management team of the NIMC on their activities following the final transfer of the commission to the communications ministry. The…

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