Pantami has said he is being threatened because of because of SIM-NIN linkage policy
IT News Nigeria:
The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, says his life has been under threat because of the National Identification Number (NIN) and Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) linkage policy, according to Channels Television.
Pantami is quoted to have this on Friday while speaking at an event held at the International Conference Centre in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
Without elaborating, he said many criminally minded persons rose in criticism against him for driving the implementation of the policy.
In addition to threat to his life he said campaigns of calumny were allegedly sponsored against him to stop the policy.