By Florence Onuegbu
The Nationwide Id Administration Fee (NIMC) has mentioned that over 300,000 nationwide id playing cards for individuals who enrolled in 2012 are prepared for assortment.
NIMC Spokesman, Loveday Ogbonna, urged enrollees within the yr 2012, as much as August 2013 and who have been but to select up their playing cards, to take action instantly.
Ogbonna mentioned that these involved ought to go to the enrolment centres the place they registered and choose up their playing cards, which had since been printed and prepared for assortment.
He mentioned that the fee had pasted names of enrollees whose playing cards had been printed and awaiting assortment at varied centres, to allow such people test and current themselves for card assortment.
Based on him, among the folks on this class could have modified the cellphone numbers they used to register, therefore they don’t seem to be in a position to obtain textual content messages informing them that their playing cards are prepared.
”Candidates who’ve relocated and wish their playing cards transferred to their present location ought to go to any NIMC workplace closest to them to request for a card switch type.
”They need to fill and submit the shape to the State Coordinator or Native Authorities Supervisor for processing.
”That is attainable for individuals who both acquired textual content message or confirmed by way of the listing pasted on the enrolment centres that their playing cards are prepared for assortment.
“This service is free for now and out there in any respect enrolment centres,” he mentioned.
Ogbonna mentioned that the switch course of was necessitated by a survey carried out by the Buyer Care Unit of the fee.
He mentioned that the survey confirmed that over 300,000 enrolled candidates nationwide have been but to select up their Nationwide e-ID playing cards.
Ogbonna mentioned that the explanations have been as a result of that they had both relocated from the areas the place they enrolled, or had modified the cellphone numbers they offered on the level of enrolment into the Nationwide Id Database (NIDB).
”Hundreds of registered candidates have modified the cellphone numbers they offered on the level of registration, and as such, could not have acquired our card assortment notifications, whereas some individuals could have modified location since after enrolment.
”We wish to use this medium to enchantment to any of such individuals to go to any NIMC Enrolment Centre near them to request for Card switch,” the NIMC mentioned in an announcement.