The National Identity Management Commission, NIMC, has issued fresh directives to those applicants who want to obtain the National Identification Number, NIN.
Kayode Adegoke, the Commission’s spokesman, gave the new order on Tuesday, in a statement titled “NIMC adopts booking system for NIN enrolment.”
In the statement, Kayode urged all applicants to observe the COVID-19 rules by wearing their face masks and maintaining social distancing and hand washing while at any of her centers nationwide.
He advised the applicants to visit only at the stipulated business hours between 9 am – 1 pm.
The statement read in part, “Mindful of the second wave of the COVID-19 which continues to severely affect public health and cause unprecedented disruptions. The Commission wishes to announce that it has adopted a couple of measures to contain the spread of the virus whilst ensuring its services to Nigerians are not entirely interrupted.
“Effective December 30, 2020, attending to applicants would be based on Booking System. For Bookings, applicants are to visit any of the NIMC Offices closest to them during stipulated business hours (9 am – 1 pm).
“Once admitted into the office, a Number-Issuing queue management system will be in place to ensure orderliness and strict adherence to COVID-19 protocols.”
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