The National Orientation Agency (NOA) on Thursday says the on-going National Identity Card registration exercise would promote national planning and socio-economic growth.
The Kwara State Director of NOA, Mr Adeyemi Olusegun, stated this at the sensitisation seminar in collaboration with the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) in Omu-Aran.
He said the collaboration was necessary to enlighten Nigerians on the importance of the registration toward nation building.
Mr Olusegun explained that the registration for the national identity card had been made compulsory for children of two years and above.
He expressed optimism that the sensitisation would be extended to the people at the grassroots level.
Irepodun Local Government Council’s NIMC Supervisor, Mr Tope Jimoh, while enumerating the importance of the registration exercise, said its usage transcended all critical sectors.
Mr Jimoh described the collaboration with NOA as unprecedented, encouraging and timely.