NIMC: FG gives fresh updates, says BVN will soon be replaced with NIN

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Isa Pantami, the minister of communications and digital economy, has said that the NIN would soon replaced BVN – Pantami made this known in Abuja on Monday, February 8 .

The minister noted that he has briefed President on Buhari on the need to replace BVN with NIN The federal government has stated arrangements are ongoing to replace the Bank Verification Numbers (BVN) with the National Identity Numbers (NIN). The Nation reports that Isa Pantami, the minister of communications and digital economy, who made this known shortly after a tour of telecoms operators and NIN licensees in Abuja, said President Muhammadu Buhari has been briefed on the on-going NIN registration.

Our source gathered that the minister said the president was happy with the conduct of the exercise so far, adding that he had also briefed the National Economic Sustainability Committee headed by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on the imperative of replacing BVN with NIN.

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