Senate Seeks Review Of NIN Policy As Requirement For JAMB Registration
The Senate urged NIMC to introduce and streamline a simple and decentralised NIN registration process where students would be able to obtain their NIN in their various accredited school premises.
The Nigerian Senate, on Tuesday, appealed to the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), Federal Ministry of Education, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) to review the implementation of its policymaking the National Identification Number (NIN) a mandatory requirement for JAMB registration.
The Senate also called for the extension of the JAMB registration deadline until there is a seamless and well-organized process for obtaining the NIN.
The Senate further urged the Federal Ministry of Education and NIMC to introduce and streamline a simple and decentralized NIN registration process where students would be able to obtain their NIN in their various accredited school premises.
These resolutions of the upper chamber followed a motion on the floor by Senator Ifeanyi Ubah, at plenary.