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JUST IN: Government Announces the Following Major Changes on National IDs

Photo Courtesy of Kenya's Head of State Dr William Samoei Ruto and a sample of Kenyan National Identity Card.

The Kenyan Government has today broken silence with a major announcement on the National Identity Cards, popularly known as National IDs.

Addressing via the Ministry of Information and Technology today the 24th of February 2023, the Kenyan Government has announced an imminent replacement of national identity cards with a digital identity card dubbed National Identity System.

The Kenyan Government has announced that it will no longer be a mandatory requirement for Kenyans to dish out their respective national identity cards when entering Government offices in search for Government services.

The Kenyan Government has announced that identification of citizens will no longer be done via the national identification card, articulating that Kenyans will now be identified via the newly institutionalized digital identity system.

The Kenyan Government has notified Kenyan Citizens that they will no longer be needed to carry their national identity cards when seeking Government services as they will be identified digitally via the digital identity cards.

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