This is to update UTME candidates that are asking “if NIN acquisition is compulsory before registering for the 2022 JAMB CBT exam“. If you are one of those asking the above question then search no more for answers cause the post will give you details about it.
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What is NIN?
The National Identification Number (NIN) is a set of numbers given to Nigerian citizens upon a recording of an individual’s demographic data and capture of the ten (10) fingerprint, head-to-shoulder facial capture, and digital signature which are all used to cross-check existing data in National identity database to confirm that there is no previous entry of the same data.
Once this (de-duplicate) process is completed the data is now stored with a unique NIN that was assigned to it.
The NIN once issued to a person cannot be used again (that is it cannot be issued to another person even if the rightful owner is dead). The NIN ties all records about a person in the database and is used to check to identify verified.
Is NIN Acquisition Before Registering for 2022 JAMB?
It very compulsory to register for NIN. Naturally, it’s mandatory for all the citizens of Nigeria to enrol for NINs. It has also been made compulsory for intending candidates to enrol for NIN, failure to do this, candidates won’t be able to register for 2022/2023 jamb.
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