In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 18th, September, 2020

FG Orders All Account Holders To Re-register Their Particulars At Banks Nationwide

FG Orders All Account Holders To Re-register Their Details At Banks Nationwide

Muhammadu Buhari

Muhammadu Buhari


In keeping with a report by Punch, the Federal Authorities has ordered all account holders within the nation’s monetary establishments to register their particulars once more.


The controversial order was disclosed by way of FG’s Twitter account, @NigeriaGov on Thursday.


The order was given regardless of the possession of the Financial institution Verification Quantity and the Nationwide Identification Quantity by account holders.


It stated, “That is to inform most people that every one account holders in monetary establishments (banks, insurance coverage firms, and so forth) are required to acquire, full and submit self-certification varieties to their respective monetary establishments.

“Individuals holding accounts in numerous monetary establishments are required to finish and submit the shape to every one of many establishments.

“The varieties are required by the related monetary establishments to hold out due diligence procedures in keeping with the Revenue Tax Laws 2019.

“The self-certification kind is in three classes: Type for entity – for controlling individual (people having controlling curiosity in a authorized individual, trustee, and so forth) – Type for particular person.

“Failure to adjust to the requirement to manage or execute this type attracts sanctions, which can embrace financial penalty or lack of ability to function the account.”


The federal government, nonetheless, didn’t give extra clarification on this order.


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