The Njoro Sub-county Registration Officer, Emily Nyaga, has urged residents who had applied for National Identity Cards to collect them.
Ms. Nyaga said that her office was in possession of about 800 cards that are yet to be collected.
She, however, told KNA that the figure was an improvement from last year when they had over 4,000 uncollected cards.
The Registration Officer said that the reduction in the number of uncollected cards was attained as a result of a sustained campaign using local administrators including Chiefs and their Assistants to educate the public on the need to collect their identification document which is critical in undertaking many vital transactions.
The registration official noted that while many people were eager to apply for the documents, there was less enthusiasm in collecting the documents once they are ready.
She noted that there was a lull in the number of people collecting their ID cards as compared to the electioneering period when many applicants kept on checking on the progress of their applications.’
Ms. Nyaga urged those who had applied for the vital document to collect them as soon as possible.
Source: Kenya News Agency