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NIN-SIM Link Call Barring: What it means for Nigeria's Vulnerable Populations

Apr 28, 2022 02:05 PM
NIN-SIM Link Call Barring: What it means for Nigeria's Vulnerable Populations Inclusion for all Radio, Nigerian NIN Sim Card, Aisha Ahmed, Africa Business Radio, Kastina,Spotify Podcast, Apple Podcast, Top African Podcasts, Google Podcast

On this episode - Chinasa Collins-Ogbuo, podcast host and the Head, of Inclusion for all Initiative; is joined by Aisha Ahmed to discuss the recent NIN-SIM linkage call barring and how it’s affecting people in hard-to-reach locations.

 Aisha Ahmed is the CEO and Chairperson of Murna Foundation, a Non-Governmental Organization that provides NIN enrolment services across 34 LGAs in Katsina. Aisha in her role as a NIN front-end enrolment partner, shares firsthand what the ban means to the members of the communities she serves and highlights some key gaps in the NIN-SIM linkage process.

While we see the good intention of the government to curb insecurity challenges, enrollment for digital ID must be inclusive and non-discriminatory if the program is to yield results; but current processes and standards are not sufficiently tailored to the needs of different segments especially rural poor populations, in other words, the current ID enrollment framework presents barriers that disproportionately disadvantage the poor and vulnerable populations. The NIN-SIM call barring has further highlighted this gap.

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