The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC has extend the ongoing National Identification Number and Subscriber Identity Module integration exercise by eight weeks.
The Federal Government announced the extension on Tuesday morning. The new deadline is now April 6 , 2021 .
NCC Director of Public Affairs, Ikechukwu Adinde , who disclosed this to newsmen, said the extension was conveyed by the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy , Isa Pantami .
Pantami conveyed the message during the meeting of the Ministerial Taskforce on NIN -SIM registration which held on the 1 st of February , 2021