EFCC warns Nigerians against sale of NIN



The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has issued a warning to against sale of their NIN.
warning was issued statement by EFCC , Wilson Uwujaren.He said anyone  who sells his NIN faces “vicarious liability for any act of linked to their NIN”
The EFCC statement reads: “As struggle to acquire the National Identity Number, NIN, from offices of the National Identity Management Commission, NIMC, across the country it has come to the knowledge of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, that unscrupulous persons are cashing in on the excercise to induce enrollees to sell their NIN for a fee. The buyers of the numbers are also trading with them to persons whose motives are anything but noble.
“The EFCC wishes to alert that it is not illegal to sell their NIN, they the risk of vicarious liability for any act of linked to their NIN. In other words, they risk arrest and prosecution for any act of linked to their NIN whether or not they are directly responsible for such crimes.
“The Commission warns members of the public against selling their NIN and to report anyone seeking to buy their NIN, to the nearest office of the EFCC or other law enforcement agencies.”