Boxer Anthony Joshua takes up Nigerian identification number


The Nigerian government has registered British-born boxer Anthony Joshua to acquire an identification number.

Joshua, who is of Nigerian descent was issued with a National Identification Number (NIN) slip after registration.

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) tweeted photos of Anthony registering.

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The NIN is an eleven-digit number that is issued to Nigerians for identification and consolidation of personal documents.

NIMC’s photos of Anthony registering elicited mixed reactions:

“Anthony Joshua got his slip same day! But you people will tell me to come back in 2 weeks. You’re all wicked,” wrote Uncle Lanfe.

“So somebody could actually register and get their NIN number on the same day? Wow,” Amakaronni tweeted.

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