Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan has launched a new 2-in-1 national e-ID card. The card functions as an ID card and an ATM card. The unveiling took place today August 28th at the Aso rock Villa in Abuja. 13 million Nigerians will get the e-ID card while another 100million will get them later.
Powered by MasterCard, the Nigerian National Identity Management Commission and Access bank, the new e-ID card can be used to transact and receive payments and can also be used to verify one’s identification.