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FG rolls out 112 toll-free emergency number

Minister of communications, Dr Isa Pantani has inaugurated 112 toll-free national emergency number.

112 will connect directly with the police, fire service, Federal Road Safety Corps and ambulance services.

Pre-registered SIM cards will also be deactivated in the next 48 hours, Dr Pantami said at the commissioning of the Katsina State Emergency Communication Centre on Monday.

He said measures have been put in place to ensure that if a crime is committed using a SIM card, the perpetrator will be identified within 60 minutes.

Ismail Adamu

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