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NIMC reveals amount NIN applicants must pay for date of Birth, Address correction
All applicants opting for the National Identification Number (NIN) could be expected to spend N15,000 to amend their dates of birth in the database of the Commission (NIMC).
Based on the Punch report, Funmi Opesanwo, the Commission’s regional coordinator, said this on Wednesday, January 6, at the National Identification Management Commission’s office in the Alausa area of Lagos state.
The NIN possessors are additionally needed to pay a processing charge of N5,000 for card renewal or card replacement in addition to an address correction fee of N500.
Opesanwo stated there are completely different services that the commission provides, pointing out that NIN enrolment is free still there are charges connected to card renewal, modification of date of birth and alter of address.
The NIMC official remarked that the charges are payable to the Treasury Single Account (TSA) of the federal authorities, adding that for revision of date of birth, it is N15,000 and it is payable to the TSA.
In the meantime, some workers of the NIMC have been restrained over the swindle of the NIN applicants.
It was noted that Ali Isa Ibrahim Pantami, the minister of communications and digital economy, required the quick suspension of the employees on Sunday, January 3.
Pantami’s was included in a press release disseminated by the NIMC, adding that the workers have been involved in the extortion of applicants on the NIMC Bauchi and Kaduna state places of work.
In one other report, the federal government issued a new order notifying that the lift of suspension on replacement and activation of outdated Subscriber Identification Module (SIM) card.
The directive was put on on Thursday, December 31, in an announcement by Ikechukwu Ayinde the director of public affairs of the National Communication Commission (NCC).
The NCC, nonetheless, gave a requirement that the individual will need to have registered and received the National Identification Number (NIN).