Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, Corps Marshal, Federal Street Security Corps (FRSC) has introduced that the Nationwide Identification Quantity (NIN) is now obligatory for automotive registration and issuance of the driving force’s licence.
Oyeyemi disclosed this at a workshop organised for sector heads of the driving force’s licence on Friday in Abuja, including that the step was to curb corruption.
He complained that FRSC has been confronted with a variety of issues in respect to the manufacturing of the driving force’s licence.
Oyeyemi stated that there was want to enhance the manufacturing of the driving force’s licence, including that the driving force’s licence isn’t just a allow or an authorisation to drive a car on Nigerian roads, but additionally a extremely valued identification and safety doc.
“It’s helpful for identification monitoring, particularly when it includes travelling and driving exterior the nation.
“As a matter of truth, it additionally provides help to the totally different businesses who want to maintain a tab on the identification of holders, together with the diplomatic group, Boboye stated.
In accordance with him, the brand new directive is in keeping with the course of the federal government to protect towards practices which can be inimical to the sustenance.
He reiterated that the choice is to curb corruption within the driver’s licence manufacturing chain.
Oyeyemi, added that the identical would apply to car registration, stressing that Nigeria was experiencing challenges referring to identification theft like many international locations, NAN experiences.
“And not using a NIN, you can not proceed any car registration. That is additionally to make sure that the proper data is supplied and kick towards corruption,” the FRSC boss added.
He added that the directive is essential for the FRSC to keep away from double identification and ease the processing of the driving force’s licence as properly.