HOS Urge NIMC To Be One Stop Shop for Identification of Nigerians

The head of the Civil Service of the Federation Mrs. Winifred Ekanem Oyo-Ita delivering a speech during a courtesy visit with the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) in Abuja.

From R-L: The Head of the Civil Service of the Federation Mrs. Winifred Ekanem Oyo-Ita responding to issues raised by the Director General of NIMC while the Director General Engineer Aliyu Azeez looks on.

The Head of the Civil Service of the Federation Mrs. Winifred Ekanem Oyo-Ita, has urged the National Identity Management Commission to be a one stop shop for identification of Nigerians for the actualization of harmonized bio-data.

She disclosed this in her office recently, when a delegation of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) led by the Director-General, Engineer Aliyu Azeez, paid her a courtesy visit in Abuja.

Oyo-Ita said that, the National Identity Card can serve many purposes hoping that it can be used in the public sector for human resource and Integrated Personnel Payroll Information System (IPPIS) for accurate and perfect data information of civil servants.

According to her,”the National Identity Card is a valuable document that can be used for not only identification but ATM and data bank among others.

Speaking earlier, the Director-General, Engineer Aliyu Azeez said, the mandate is the National Identity Management Commission is to create a National Identity data-base which will harmonize all the existing data base. He further said that the National Identity Card has several features which includes identification of holder, bank access, drivers license and voter information, the card also possesses security features.

Director-General of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) Engineer Aliyu Azeez delivering his brief during the courtesy visit in Abuja.

Director-General of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) Engineer Aliyu Azeez delivering his brief during the courtesy visit in Abuja.

 

SIGNED

Kauthar Hassan Ibrahim Gwarzo

Information Officer II

FOR: Director Press

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