“The will be no extension of the registration deadline of the Huduma Number” says the Cs of Interior and coordination of National security, Mr. Fred Matiangi. The nationwide registration is set to end on May 18, 2019 and on June 20th for those in the diaspora.
“The No- Extension is as a result of the costs that will be incurred in extending the period” said Mr. Matiangi on Monday. He however insisted that there should be no worry as data collected will be secure and that no one will be forced to register for the number.
The CS also indicated that the number of registered Kenyans as 31 million as of end of Monday 13th May and the start and end times of the registration process will be extended; that is 6am to 6pm.
Mr. Joe Mucheru the ICT Cabinet Secretary further added that the NIIMS registration will enable the government offers services more efficiently.