By Stanley Iwuoha
The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) on Saturday took delivery of some safety of Staff and Applicants in its fight against Covid-19, donated by the Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy.
The donation of the PPE was in furtherance of the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim’s (Pantami) resolve to ensure NIMC Enrolment Centers across the country are well equipped towards the smooth enrollment of Nigerians and legal residents into the National Identity Database.
The PPE items donated include: Hand Sanitizers, Face Masks, Hand-held Thermometer, and others.
The items were received on behalf of the Management and Staff of the NIMC by the DG/CEO, Engr. Aliyu A. Aziz, General Manager, Legal, Regulatory and Compliance Services, Hajjia Hadiza Alli Dagabana, Senior Special Assistant to the DG/CEO, Mrs. Uche Chigbo, and the Union President, Comrade Lucky Ashekhokai.
Recall that the Minister and the Senior Staff Union met early in the week to address all the gray areas that led to two day strike action by the Union which further threatened to downtool iftheir demands were not met after 21 days.
Some of their demands ranged from poor remuneration, lack of protective equipments among others.