On December 29th 2020 the National Identity Management Commission gave new instructions for NIN applicants to get their National Identification Number. In the statement which was released, the spokesman for the Commission, Kayode Adegoke gave guidelines for people who want to register their NIN. Due to the second wave of the virus in Nigeria, Adegoke advised the registrants to follow covid 19 guidelines by maintaining social distancing, wearing nose masks and washing hands. He also gave the time for people to visit the NIMC offices which is from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Here is the statement below: