Two suspected fake National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) officials have been arrested in Niger Republic for allegedly enrolling non-Nigerians for National Identity Number (NIN).
Gatekeepers News reports that Major General Musa Danmadami, The Director of Defence Media Operations, said this during the biweekly briefing at the Defence Headquarters.
While highlighting the achievements recorded by the Military between the 6th and 20th of October 2022, Danmadami revealed that the suspects had visited Gagamari IDP camp in Niger Republic to register non-Nigerians in the IDP camp.
Items including the NIN registration machine, Printing machine, Laminating machine, a computer tracking machine and a generator set among other items were recovered from the suspects.
Also, 31 suspected Boko Haram/Islamic State of West Africa Province members were neutralized, while 10 were arrested and 2 civilians rescued. Furthermore, a total of 366 Boko Haram Terrorists and their families surrendered to Military troops at different locations.
All recovered items, arrested terrorists, logistics suppliers and rescued civilians have been handed over to the appropriate Authorities for further action.