The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has said Nigerians will not have international passports without the national identity card.
Concise News understands that the Ekiti State NIMC Director Gbenga Ifayefunmi revealed this on Monday in Ado-Ekiti, the capital.
Ifayefunmi noted that this development followed the executive order signed by President Muhammadu Buhari.
According to him, the cards for those who registered between 2012 and 2014 are now ready.
“It comes with many advantages because you will be asked to come with your national ID card before you can assess government facilities,” he added.
“It has unique numbers, social security numbers and can be used for healthcare and education, among others.
“In fact, by virtue of an Executive Order signed by President Buhari, you cannot obtain international passport or driver’s licence without the national ID card”.