Lagos State has the highest number of Bank Verification Number (BVN) enrolments with 6.6 million as at September 2017 as total enrolments nationally reaches 30.6 million people, a report by the Nigerian Interbank Clearing System (NIBSS) has said.
This comes on the heels of a court order obtained by the Federal government to seize funds in accounts with no BVN/ incomplete Know Your Customer (KYC) documentation.
River state comes a distance second with 1.63 million people and Oyo state with 1.5 million people. The reported also stated that 82, 599 Nigerians in diaspora have also enrolled with 41% of diaspora enrollees based in UK and another 36% in the United States of America.
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