Center for Disabilities Issues (CDI), a non-governmental organization has called on the government to draw up a conducive modalities for people living with disabilities to register and get their National Identification Number, NIN.
The convener of the center for Disabilities Issues, Mr. Kehide Oshilaja made the call in a news release issued to Gistongist by the center.
Mr. Oshilaja who lamented that the current process of acquiring the NIN is corrupt, cumbersome, and time-consuming for able-bodied Nigerians, said the people living disabilities cannot survive it, especially in the area of monies collected by the registration centers.
He stated that as demanded by true democracy, the importance of the NIN can never emphasized, hence the government should make acquiring NIN easier and accessible for all at no cost, especially for persons living with disabilities.
Mr. Oshilaja urged Nigerians not to fail in adhering to the Covid-19 guidelines stipulated by the government during the process of getting their NIN.