In fulfillment of its core mandate to educate and enlighten citizens on government policies, programmes and activities, the National Orientation Agency took to the streets of Benin City to sensitize the people on the importance of getting registered for the National Identity card.
The State Director, Mrs. Grace Ewere Eseka led staffers of the agency through major street, motor Park and markets in Benin City as a grand finale to the sensitization for National Identity card registration campaign which commence since August.
Mrs Eseka who is the number one grassroot mobilizer in the state and her team went about campaigning on the need and benefits of the registration for all Nigerians and Legal residents to embrace the federal government’s policy of getting its citizenry fully identified.
She remarked that every Nigeria child from 6months of age is qualified to be registered for identification. She called on all parents to get their children properly registered pointing out that children below the age of 16 would be registered under their parents, while those above 16 years of age could be registered as individuals.
The rally was the grand finale of the sensitization exercise which had been held in the eighteen (18) local government areas of Edo State, in religious institutions, Para-military , schools, Okada parks, markets, town halls amongst others.
The sensitization rally is NOA’s collaboration with National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) towards the attainment of 70,000,000 registrants