FG Sets To Link SIM Cards With BVN

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The Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Mr Isa Pantami, has called on the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to link the Subscriber Identification Number (SIM) Cards with the Bank Verification Number (BVN).

Mr Isa Pantami disclosed this on Thursday, February 20, 2020, in Abuja while inaugurating Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) governor board chairman, Mr Adeolu Akande

The Minister said linking the SIM Cards with BVN will help to curb criminals activities in the country.

Isa Pantami said this became necessary as series of criminals activities like kidnapping, Boko Haram menace and others are increasing on daily basis in the country.

Speaking further, he said the last verification exercise reveals how a person had 57 registered SIM cards on just a network.

Nigeria has many telecommunication agency like MTN, Glory, Airtel, 9-Mobile among others

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