The Federal Government has affirmed a Subscribers Identification Module, SIM, Card replacement strategy for subscribers who may have lost, misplaced, or harmed their cards.
Dr. Ikechukwu Adinde, Director, Public Affairs, Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, and Kayode Adegoke of the National Identity Management Commission, NIMC, mutually made this known in an assertion on Saturday in Abuja.
Mr. Adinde clarified that the approach was essential for the public authority’s endeavors to decrease the weight on supporters and disentangle the activity to empower media communications administrations to general society.
He said that the Ministerial Task Force, under the Chairmanship of the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali-Pantami, had set up a Technical Committee, comprised of delegates of the NCC, NIMC, The Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators of Nigeria, ALTON, and Mobile Network Operators, MNOs, to encourage the arrangement.
He said the pastor had affirmed a few conditions, in view of suggestions of the Technical Committee, that necessary the supporter of present a NIN, a compelling confirmation of the NIN by NIMC, and adherence with the significant Guidelines and Regulations of NCC, prior to supplanting SIM Cards.
As indicated by him, the public authority’s drive to guarantee all supporter enrollments were connected with NINs was on course and all partners in the business are cooperating to guarantee a consistent cycle.
Mr. Adinde added that the board was additionally accused of the operationalisation of the cycle, to guarantee an assisted linkage of all SIM Registration Records with the NIN.
He said that the public authority truly refreshing Nigerians for the arrangement and the responsibility showed towards guaranteeing the general achievement of the activity.
Simply IN: FG delivers new rules for SIM cards substitution.
The rules are:
I) The supporter should introduce a NIN;
ii) That a powerful check of the NIN is completed by NIMC
iii) Adherence to other NCC Guidelines and Regulations concerning SIM Replacement