NIN-SIM linkage’ll help us track crooks — BUHARI


Killing of Kaduna Varsity students: I'll fight banditry, kidnapping with all available resources — Buhari…Adds it’ll cover our security structure, help identify crooks, determine success of war against insecurity

…No adequate satellite to monitor bandits, says National Space Agency D-G

…Satellite engineers disagree

By Johnbosco Agbakwuru

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday urged Nigerians to participate in the ongoing synchronization of National Identification Number, NIN, with SIM cards across the country, saying it would help cover the nation’s security structure and identify criminals terrorising Nigeria.

The President spoke at a time the National Space Research and Development Agency, NASRDA, lamented that inadequate satellite and other facilities are affecting monitoring of bandits and other criminal elements operating in the country.

Buhari, who also noted that the synchronisation between NIN and SIM cards will determine the success of the ongoing war against insecurity in the country, spoke at the launch of the National Policy for the Promotion of Indigenous…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper