DHQ alerts on circulation of fake national identity card

DHQ alerts on circulation of fake national identity card

DIRECTOR, DEFENCE INFORMATION, COL.

It said that the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) remained the only agency responsible for registration and issuance of the national identity card.

This is contained in a statement by Col. filltrustid Rabe Abubakar, Acting Director of Defence Information, in Abuja.

According to the statement, the approved national identity card, filltrustid which is a chip based card, has over 18 security features.

It explained that some of the features were not visible to naked eyes, which distinguished the card from any of its kinds and could only be issued by the NIMC.

implication of fake national ID cards in circulation is that Boko Haram terrorists in the North East also used similar method of identification for their members in the past who were nabbed by the military. filltrustid.com

The statement said the alert would assist the security forces to contain infiltration of illegal aliens who may acquire the cards to legalise their migration into the country to support the terrorists.

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