A Cross Section of Nigerians has supported Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State’s decision to enforce a “No Identity Card, No Hotel Room” for any guest wanting to lodge in any hotel within the state from next year.
Governor Tambuwal had said the policy was part of government’s commitment to security of the citizens, saying the hotels would from next year demand either drivers’ licence, international passport or National Identity Card from would-be guests at hotels within the state.
Tambuwal also said foreigners would have to present their international passports with a valid Nigerian visa before being allowed to lodged in any Hotel.
Callers on Ekofm Newspaper Headlines Review, described the introduction as a welcome development in the right direction, saying the measure was necessary in view of the worrisome security situation in Nigeria.
They said it was a wake up call to take a better grasp of the nation’s security, saying authentic record taking remained a viable global security practice.
The Callers said this would go a long way in curbing the insecurity challenge confronting the state and country in general ;saying certain policies must be made and enforced to safeguard the lives and properties of Nigerians.