FG provides updated information on how to replace stolen, damaged or lost SIM cards.
Nigerians who have failed to rebuild their lines after being stolen, damaged or lost now have the opportunity to do so.
This came after the federal government issued new instructions for replacing damaged, stolen, or lost SIM cards.
Minister of Communications and Digital Economy Dr. Isa Ibrahim Pantami approved the new guidelines following the recommendation of the ministerial task force on issues related to the telecommunications industry and national identification numbers.
A joint statement signed by representatives of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC and the National Identity Management Commission, NIMC, Dr. Ikechukwu Adinde and Mr. Kayode Adegoke, respectively, notes that the new guidelines are aimed at facilitating processes for Nigerians.
The commitment to ensure that all subscriber registrations are linked to national identification numbers (NINs) is moving forward as all industry stakeholders work together to keep the process running smoothly, the statement notes. liquid is possible.
“The government would like to take this opportunity to sincerely thank the Nigerians for their understanding and commitment to ensuring the overall success of this exercise,” he added.
The statement goes on to say that the “Technical Committee responsible for managing the process to ensure that all SIM registrations are quickly linked to the NIN,” recommended new rules for damaged, stolen or lost SIM cards.
The statement reads: “Based on the recommendations of the Technical Committee, the Honorable Minister of Communications and Digital Economy has approved a SIM replacement policy for subscribers whose SIM cards have been lost, stolen, lost or damaged under the following conditions. :
i) that the subscriber is submitting the NIN;
ii) that effective NIN verification is performed by the NIMC; is an
iii) Full compliance with applicable NCC instructions and regulations regarding SIM replacement.
“This policy is part of the federal government’s efforts to reduce subscriber burden and simplify operations.
“It aims to enable telecommunications users who need to replace their damaged, stolen or lost SIM cards to regain access to telecommunications services.”