By Deborah Mustapha
Nigerians on social media have reacted over the new digital National ID Application available for Androids phones as they said that its malfunctioning.
“Why would my passport photography be missing on the National ID?
“Same thing happened to me. Reset it 3 times and 3 times I got a different profile. All males. Now I can’t sign in again. If the National ID app isn’t ready, why release it? I don’t think it’s safe for us to be able to sign into other people’s profile.
“Which one is integrity index on National ID card?
“The NIMC app is not working ooo. I still haven’t gotten my National ID.
“A lot of things are happening for the first time in history this year. Can you imagine logging into Nigeria’s National ID card portal with your details & finding another person’s information there?
“Nigeria goes digital with the National ID app and already they are mixing up Jezebel with Abigail and Tamar with Delilah”, reactions read.
Recall that days ago, the Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola and Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami, revealed that Federal government has carried out measures to scrab plastic ID cards as digital will be used henceforth.
However, Daily News Nigeria has obtained that the digital ID of NIMC Application is available on Playstore as Nigerians can download to check their Identifications and print out.
Moreover, it was also revealed that the number on the NIMC is only needed to link to individual database as DNA samples will be needed.
Contrary to the application on Play store, some injected that the Application is yet to be launched, notes that it could be the cause for it malfunctioning. “However, Nigerians should wait”, opinion read.