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L-r: Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta; Honourable Minister of Communications, Dr. Isa Pantami ;President, Gbenga Adebayo in Abuja.

Use grace period to link your SIMs, ALTON urges subscribers

ALTON says it is urging mobile users to use the February 9 extended deadline to link their SIMs with NIN with Database


IT News Nigeria:

The Association of Licensed Telecommunication Operators of Nigeria (ALTON) announced that it is confirming to members that it has received formal confirmation from the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) that President Muhammadu Buhari has graciously approved the extension of the deadline for subscribers with NIN to link it to their SIM registration data from 19th January to 9th February 2021.

A statement signed by the duo of Engr. Gbenga Adebayo, Chairman; and Damian Udeh, Publicity Secretary, both of ALTON , said : We want to thank the President for giving us more time to deliver on this all-important assignment of creating a credible national identity database for the country. We are also grateful to the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ibrahim Ali Pantami, for his commitment to enabling digital economy.

To ensure that we utilize the extension period judiciously, we urge all telecom subscribers who have a NIN to link it to their SIM Cards through available channels as soon as possible. Those yet to enrol are advised to visit www.nimc.gov.ng for a list of enrolment centres close to them.

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