It is now compulsory to have NIN number for all categories of vehicle registration, The Federal Road Safety Corps has said.
Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, FRSC Corps Marshal made this known in a statement on Saturday.
Njenje Media News quotes Boboye as saying that, with effect from the second quarter of 2021, applicants for vehicle registration would be required to provide their NIN before their vehicles would be registered, adding that the move was is in total compliance with presidential directives.
In his words;
“Beginning from the second quarter of this year (2021), if you want to register your vehicle, it is going to be compulsory for you to provide your NIN. This is part of the security checks. So, once you provide your NIN, it makes the matter easier and helps the government in national planning, critical decision making and also enhance adequate Intelligence gathering for security of lives and properties.”
The FRSC had mandated all applicants of the National Driver’s Licence in the country to present their National Identification Number before they could be captured for any class of the licences produced by the FRSC.