A statement jointly signed by the spokesmen of the Nigerian Communications Commission (and the National Identity Management Commission, Dr Ikechukwu Adinde and Mr Kayode Adegoke respectively, said the decision to extend the date was reached at a meeting of stakeholders with the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Pantami.
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Airtel in a statement in Lagos said it was following an approval from the Federal Government, which granted them a verification and enrolment licence.
This was contained in a statement on Monday by the Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy.
The House, at the plenary on Wednesday, described the two weeks given to SIM card users by the Nigerian Communications Commission to provide their NIN to service providers as grossly inadequate.