The Federal Road Safety Commission FRSC says beginning from the second quarter of 2021, the National Identity Number NIN will become compulsory whenever anyone is applying for vehicle registration.

According to the press release signed by Bisi Kazeem, the Corps Public Education Officer, FRSC , all applicants of vehicle registration will be expected to present their National Identification Number as a precondition for the registration of their vehicles, adding that there would be no waiver for anyone irrespective of their status in the society.

Explaining the importance of this to the national security architecture, the FRSC spokesperson further emphasized that the exercise has become very imperative seeing the critical role a harmonized database on citizens’ information will have on national development in terms of resolving the challenges of identifying individuals to assist security agencies in data collation and speedy retrievals to address critical national security challenges.