Citizens must have national ID card -Kano SSG
| By Abba Dukawa
People in Kano State have been urged to ensure that they register and collect their National Identity Cards from the National Identity Management Commission offices in the 44 Local Government Areas across the state.
The Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Alhaji Usman Alhaji made the call while presenting additional items as working materials donated to the North West Zonal Office of the Commission as part of the state government’s commitment to ensuring accomplishing the registration and issuance of National Identity Cards to all the citizens in the state.
Alhaji who was represented by the Permanent Special Duties Directorate in the Office of the SSG, Alhaji Musa Yahaya Madaki Bichi, said the gesture is to ensure that all the people in the state are fully registered and issued with National Identity Cards which he said would go a long way in assisting the government to make policies and proper planning on matters related to socio-economic and political development at both federal and state levels.
He assured the Commission of the state government’s continued support at all times.
Presenting the donated materials for the conduct of 60 days emergency period for the National Identity Cards registration to residents in Kano, Director Special Duties, Alhaji Ibrahim Hamza said the donated materials include: 30 electric generators, 69 standing Ox- Medium fans, 12 cartons of Ammasco Engine Oil, 15 collapsible tables, 15 chairs, 264 energy saving bulbs, 75 extension wires and 30 Nocaco wires.
Alhaji Hamza hoped the donation materials would be used judiciously to ensure significant increase in the enrollment figure of the citizens in the state.
In her remark while receiving the materials, Director of the National Identity Management Commission, Hajiya Bilkisu Dalhat Isma expressed gratitude to the state government for their foresight in bringing succour to the management and assured the state government of proper use of the items, pointing out that the donation came at a better time when the Commission is fully prepared to commence the 60 days emergency period, as revealed by Uba Abdullahi, the Press Secretary of the SSG in a statement made available to The Triumph.