The Director-General of NIMC, Prof Aziz Aliyu, said the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has registered 56million Nigerians so far with their National Identity Number (NIN). He revealed this on Monday at the batch 10 launching of the National Digital Economy Policy and Strategy (NDEPS) projects for Digital Economy which held in line with the Digital Economy agenda 2020-2030.
“As of today, NIMC has been able to register 56 million Nigerians with their NIN and that has been possible since Dr. Isa Pantami took over as Minister of Communications and Digital Economy in October 2020.
“We register at least two million Nigerians monthly which is a good effort towards the digital economy agenda,’’ Prof Aziz said.
The projects launched at the event were the National Policy on Virtual Engagements in the Federal Public Institutions, ECC Akure, Ondo State and Digital Economy Centre (DEC); Federal University, Gashua, Yobe State DEC; Delta State University, Abraka and DEC Government Secondary School, Rigasa (Main), Kaduna State.