Thursday, June 17, 2021

NSPMC to take over e-passport printing— Presidency


Rayyan Alhassan
Rayyan Alhassan is a graduate of Journalism and Mass Communication at Sikkim Manipal University, Ghana. He is the acting Managing Editor at the Daily Nigerian newspaper, a position he has held for the past 3 years. He can be reached via [email protected], or, or @Rayyan88 on Twitter.
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The Federal Government has suspended the printing of e-passports by all companies in and outside the country, saying that it is now the sole responsibility of Nigerian Security Printing and Minting Company, NSPMC.

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The Presidency, in a statement by the Special Adviser to President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, said all existing contracts for printing passports elsewhere would not be renewed upon their expiration.

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It said the Mint would take over completely the responsibility of printing the passport and related documents.

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Details later.

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