The Federal Government has approved the establishment of SIM Swap Centres by Mobile Network Operators (MNO) and also extended their enrolment license tenure.
This was disclosed by the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) via it’s Twitter handle on Wednesday.
Shortly after a meeting of Ministerial Task Force on the NIN/SIM registration, the Minister of Communication, Isa Pantami explained that the decision was taken to allow MNO to open SIM Swap centres across all Local Government Areas in Nigeria.
He said, “Approval was also given for the extension of the tenure of NIN enrollment agent licenses for MNOs from 1 to 5 years in consideration of their satisfactory performance, subject to continuous monitoring.”
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