D Federal goment, don give NCC up to September 25 make dem block 2.224 million improperly registered SIM cards from telecom networks for d country.
D goment bin announce last week say 9.2 million improperly registered SIM cards bin dey d country and e dey pose huge security risk to Naija.
But on Monday, d Minister of Communications, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, yarn say 6.775 million of the cards don dey correctly registered.
Pantami, bin therefore, give order to NCC say make dem block d remaining 2.242 million cards if dem no dey properly registered before September 25.
“I get news for una: after my announcement last week of the 9.2 million SIM cards in circulation, the NCC executive vice-chairman
Don yarn gimme say about 6.775 million have don dey rectified.
“This mean say we get only 2.242 million wey never do their own, So we want make dem do am properly on or before 25 September 2019,” the minister yarn after d inauguration of d new NCC board.
After d deadline, he yarn say make subscribers with SIM cards wey dem no properly register, go dey blocked from enjoying telecommunication services.
Responding, the NCC board chairman, Senator Olabiyi Durojaiye, promise say hin go carry out d order wey minister give