–Kano State NIMC Coordinator revealed that 2.3 million persons registered
–Mr Illo Sarkin-Yamma revealed that the commission registered about 2.3million persons since the inception of the programme in 2007
–Kano State has 52 NIMC centres in 44 LGAs
Kano State National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) Coordinator, Mr Illo Sarkin-Yamma disclosed that the commission registered more than 2.3 million persons in Kano State since the inception of the programme in 2007.
The State Coordinator made this known during an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Kano.
According to him, the Commission selected 52 centres for registration, following the Federal Government’s directive that Nigerians should link their National Identification Number (NIN) with their SIM cards.
He made known that this was done to fast track the enrolment of qualified Nigerians in the 44 local government areas of the state. While delivering more awareness about the activities in the centres, he said the centres equipped with modern gadgets designed to ease crowding and speed up the enrolment process, and the exercise is being carried out smoothly in compliance with COVID-19 safety protocols in all the centres across the state.