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Reactions Trail Buhari’s Directive To NCC To Collect Nigerians’ Phone ID

Reactions Trail Buhari’s Directive To NCC To Collect Nigerians’ Phone ID

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Nigerian Communications Commission to collect the phone International Mobile Equipment Identity (IMEI) of citizens within three months.

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According to the directives, DMS will also provide access to all operators to cross-check the IMEIs and their status before allowing a device to become active on their network.

Furthermore, registered mobile phone technicians will also be provided with an interface to check IMEIs and ensure it has not been reported as stolen or illegal before they render their technical services.

“To achieve this, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) would be responsible for the implementation and management of the DMS to achieve the policy objectives.”

This has generated lots of reactions from people and below are some:

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