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ection 2 of the NIMC Act No. 23 of 2007 provides for an eighteen (18) member Governing Board as the highest-decision making body in the Commission. The Board, which membership other than the Director General/Chief Executive Officer shall be part-time, comprises of a Chairman, a representative each from fourteen (14) government agencies and institutions, three (3) persons who are knowledgeable in Information Communication Technology and the Director General / Chief Executive Officer. This shall consist of:

  • A part-time Chairman
  • The Director General / Chief Executive Officer
  • A representative of the Independent National Electoral Commission
  • A representative of the National Health Insurance Scheme
  • A representative of the Federal Road Safety Commission
  • A representative of the Federal Inland Revenue Service
  • A representative of the National Pension Commission
  • A representative of the Nigeria Police Force
  • A representative of the Nigeria Immigration Service
  • A representative of the Office of the National Security Adviser
  • A representative of the National Population Commission
  • A representative of the Central Bank of Nigeria
  • Chief of the Defence Staff
  • A representative of the Corporate Affairs Commission
  • Three Persons who are knowledgeable in Information Communication Technology or Identity Management to represent the public