Nigerians Without This Important Document From NIMC Will Not Be Issued Travel Passport.
According to the National Identity Management Commission,
by executive order signed by the President of federal republic of Nigeria “President Mohammed Buhari”.
No Nigerian would be issued an International passport without the National Identity Card.
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Mr Gbenga Ifayefunmi, a Director with NIMC announced the news and added by Saying
Nigerians that registered between 2012 and 2014 their cards are ready and more incoming in the shortest possible period with more advanced technology.
The director “Mr Gbenga Ifayefunmi” describe the Cards as “Unique and Useful”,
he said the card would be useful for a lot of things and benefits.
More so, the director said “It comes with many advantages because you will be asked to come with your national ID card before you can assess government facilities.
“It has unique numbers, social security numbers and can be used for healthcare and education, among others.
“In fact, by virtue of an Executive Order signed by President Buhari,
you cannot obtain international passport or driver’s licence without the national ID card”.