FG to launch Digital Postcode in June 2023

FG to launch Digital Postcode in June 2023
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The Federal Government has concluded plans to launch the Digital Postcode system in Nigeria in June 2023.

The Postmaster General of the Federation/CEO, NIPOST, Adeyemi Adepoju disclosed this at the end of the Two Day Workshop/ Retreat on the Digital Postcode System in collaboration with the National Population Commission, NPC, National Space Research & Development Agency, and Office of the Surveyor General of the Federation other partners held in Keffi, Nasarawa state.

The digitalization of the postcode system would facilitate efficient mail delivery, enhance security agencies' response to emergencies, thereby reducing banditry, kidnapping, and internet scams, and provide an effective health care delivery system, adequate revenue and tax collections and utility bills distribution.

Implementing Digital postcodes would enhance the seamless issuance of driver's licenses, National Identity Management number, international passport, banking services and other address verification services.