RECEIVED FROM THE EMBASSY OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA, WARSAW, POLAND.(Dated 11th (April, 2019)

COMMENCEMENT OF THE ENROLMENT OF NIGERIANS IN THE DIASPORA  BY THE NATIONAL IDENTITY MANAGEMENT COMMISSION I am directed to inform you that,consequent upon the approval of the Roadmap for the Digital Identity Ecosystem by the Federal Executive Council of Nigeria, the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) will commence the enrolment of Nigerians in Diaspora into the National Identity Management System. 2. The Purpose of the enrolment is to among other things, capture all Nigerians including those living in the diaspora, through the issuance of National Identity Number (NIN) abd subsequently a general Multi-Purpose Card. The exercise is to be undertaken in conformity with a Presidential directive issued in line with the provisions of section 5(B), 16 and 27(1) of the mandatory use of the National Identification Number regulations, to ensure the embossment of NIN on all Nigerian Passports , hence the importance of the exercise. 3. Additional information regarding the requirements for the enrolment for the issuance of the NIN, dates and locations for the exercise will be communicated to you in due course. 4. This is for your kind information and advance notice please. You are further requested to kindly disseminate this information to other Nigerians in Poland to hold themselves in readiness for the exercise. 5. Please accept the assurances of the Ambassador’s best regards.     Signed by Mrs I.A.ICHA, Head of Chancery, for: Ambassador. (with a circled rubber stamp of the Nigerian emblem)