FG Inaugurates Steering Committee For Identity Ecosystem Project


The Federal Government has inaugurated the Steering Committee for the Nigeria Digital Identity for Development Ecosystem Project to fast-track the implementation of the Strategic Roadmap for accelerating digital identity development for Nigeria.

In a statement signed by the Head of Corporate Communications, National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), Mr. Kayode Adegoke, after the inauguration in Abuja, on Friday.

He noted that the committee was inaugurated by Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr. Boss Mustapha, who also doubles as the Chairman of the Team, said that the Digital Identification is central and critical to realising the objective of the Government’s Economic and Recovery Growth Plan (ERGP).

Adding that the Strategic Roadmap, approved by the Federal Executive Council (FEC) on September 12, 2018,

Mustapha said, “Is a culmination of the enormous collective efforts and contributions of so many institutions and stakeholders which began in the year 2015…

Source: Leadership Newspaper