Following the official transfer of National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) by President Muhammadu Buhari under the supervision of the Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy, TechEconomy.ng can report that the Minister, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, has arrived NIMC’s Corporate Headquarters, Abuja, for an on the spot assessment of its activities.
Information reaching this medium indicates that the visit is part of the Ministry’s moves to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of the commission to enable it provide Digital ID for all Nigerians in line with the National Digital Economy Policy and Strategy for a Digital Nigeria.
Photos from NIMC’s headquarters where Dr Pantami is on the spot assessment:
Recall, TechEconomy.ng had reported that the Dr Pantami recently the management of NIMC to ensure a 500% increase in the number of monthly Citizens’ Digital Identity (National Identification Number) Enrolments- up from the current 500,000 monthly enrolments to 2.5 million monthly enrolments.
The Minister received briefing from the management team of the NIMC on their activities following the final transfer of the supervision of the commission to the ministry on the 7th October 2020.