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Why I will never link my phone line with NIN – Aisha Yusuf

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A Nigerian socio-political activist, Aisha Yusuf has vowed to not hyperlink her subscriber identification module (SIM) to her Nationwide Identification Quantity (NIN).

DAILY POST recollects that the Federal Authorities on December 16 2020 ordered all phone subscribers to hyperlink their line with NIN or be blocked.

Minister of Communications and Digital Financial system, Dr Isa Pantami who introduced the directive, gave telecoms operators two weeks to hyperlink subscribers’ registered SIM playing cards on their networks to their NIN.

Following the instruction, the registration train would proceed till Might 6 in line with the Communication Ministry.

Nonetheless, Aisha Yusuf on her Twitter deal with on Friday stated she would quite be disconnected by the telecom operators than to permit her data managed by some individuals within the ministry.

In keeping with her, “Let me repeat categorically what I’ve stated earlier than. I WILL NOT BE LINKING MY NIN to my cellphone quantity!

“I’ll quite not have a cellphone line than willingly give my data and have it within the management of a terrorist sympathiser and his cohorts #PantamiMustGo”.

NIN not obligatory for voter registration – INEC

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