The Kano State Government has equipped the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) Enrolment Centres with requisite work tools to boost enrolment across all Local Government Areas in the state.
This is in fulfilment of the commitment made by the State Government during the flag off ceremony of the Sixty (60) days emergency enrolment exercise for Citizens and legal residents into the National Identity Database in August, 2018.
During the handover ceremony, the Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji Usman Alhaji who was represented by the Permanent secretary Special Duties, Baballe Ammani, applauded the DG/CEO, Engr. Aliyu Aziz and the entire NIMC Management for sensitizing and enlightening the residents of the state on the importance of the NIMC project.
The Permanent secretary Special Duties, also commended NIMC’s resilience in ensuring that all Kano residents are enrolled into the National Identity Database, and issued the National Identification Number (NIN).
He concluded by assuring the Commission of the State government’s relentless support, while acknowledging the deployment of more enrollment kits to the state from the NIMC head office.
On his part, the NIMC Kano State Coordinator- Engr. Sanusi Muhammad, acknowledged the unfailing support the state government has given to the NIMC state and local government offices.
He said since 2016, the Kano state government has maintained 50 enrolment centres and equipped with them with V-sat, solar systems and renewed the subscription for 2017 and 2018 respectively.
According to him, the support from the Kano State government has brought about remarkable increase in the enrolment figures when compared to what was previously obtained in the state.
Source: National Identity Management Commission