just released a new set of rules concerning sim card replacement. Those of us
who have multiple illegal sims, beware because NCC is coming for you.
been registered in accordance with the Registration of Telephone Subscribers
replace a SIM card must be present in person or authorize a proxy with a Letter
identification such as driver’s license, national identification card, voter
card or an identification letter from a traditional ruler and religious leader.
present the SIM pack or other evidence of direct purchase/ownership of the SIM
card in question and where that is not available, an affidavit, attesting to
the ownership and loss of the SIM, must be provided.
at NCC, Mrs. Yetunde Akinloye, said the tough process had become necessary in
order to stop fraudulent swapping of SIM cards by people, who were not authorized
to do so by genuine SIM card subscribers.