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Ibadan Residents Protest Compulsory Payment Of N5,000 For National Identification Number



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Residents of Ibadan, the Oyo state capital have kicked in opposition to the imposition of N5,000 on them as price for the registration for Nationwide Identification Quantity (NIN).

SaharaReporters gathered that residents pay between N4,000 and N5,000 to register for NIN within the state.

Some college students who protested on the Iyaganku Secretariat of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) on Thursday lamented that each one the centres visited cost for registration.

Led by John Ocholi, a 300 stage pupil of the College of Ibadan, who hails from Kogi State, the protesters stated they have been disturbed by the angle of staff at NIN places of work in Ibadan.


He stated, “We’ve got gone to nearly 5 centres in Ibadan and all of them cost between N4,000 and N5,000 for enrolment for nationwide Identification quantity. I’m solely disturbed due to many individuals who can’t afford to pay such cash. 

“I’m nonetheless questioning why the goverment insisted on nationwide id quantity for transacting all our companies after they don’t have any provision for manufacturing of the cardboard.”

A resident of Apata space of Ibadan, Adetayo Joel, informed SaharaReporters that he paid N10,000 for himself and his spouse earlier than they might get it achieved at Problem space of the traditional metropolis.

“It’s unreasonable however we needed to do it as a result of we wanted it urgently. My spouse and I paid N10,000 earlier than we might do it. This factor is fraud and authorities officers know in regards to the fraud. Are they saying they don’t seem to be conscious that their workers members are charging cash for it?”

One other resident, Kemi Adeoye stated many candidates at Dugbe centre nearly beat up one in all their staff for shutting down their system when the candidates refused to pay him.

“These staff are criminals. Some college students nearly beat up one in all their workers members in Dugbe on Wednesday. Authorities should cease this nonsense,” she stated. 


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