A file photograph of FRSC Corps Marshal, Boboye Oyeyemi. Photo: Twitter- @FRSCNigeria
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has mandated using the National Identification Number (NIN) for the processing of driver’s license.
“FRSC Management has resolved that effective 21 December 2020, all applicants for the National Driver’s Licence in Nigeria must present the National Identification Number (NIN) from the NIMC before they can be captured for any class of the licences produced by the FRSC,” the company mentioned on Wednesday in an announcement signed by its Assistant Corps Marshal Bisi Kazeem.
It famous that the event adopted the Federal Government’s directive on the harmonisation of residents’ information by related businesses, explaining that “all driver’s licence applicants are, therefore, expected to present their National Identification Number from the date, before they can be attended to.”
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Stressing that there can be no waiver for anybody, Bisi famous emphasised on the necessity for a harmonised database of all residents and described it as important to resolving safety challenges within the nation.
He urged the general public, particularly these going for his or her driver’s licence processing, to heed to the directives and comply with the procedures for getting their NIN from the National Identity Management Commission which have to be verified to be genuine earlier than motion may be taken on their software for the licences.
According to him, all numbers introduced by the candidates should correspond with what NIMC issued to people for a harmonised database even because the FRSC solicited the cooperation of members of the general public to make the coverage a hit within the collective curiosity of the nation and dedication to constructing and sustaining a reputable nationwide database on residents.