Majority of Kenyans from all walks of life have turned down President Kenyatta’s call to register enmass in the ongoing National Integrated Identity Management Systems ( NIIMS ) until Deputy President Dr William Ruto approves it or give them signal.
NIIMs, also dubbed Huduma Namba, will use integrated data systems to manage citizens’ information.The project seeks to identify all Kenyan residents through a unique primary identifier.
But the majority of Kenyans opposed to the initiative say that the Government has no clear-cut private data protection laws to operationalise the Huduma Namba registration without assuring against the breach of security which could find private and sensitive data in the wrong hands.
Some Christians have sensationally claimed that the Huduma Namba could be the fulfilment of satanic code 666 written about by Apostle John Revelation.
Yesterday President Uhuru Kenyatta led other leaders including opposition leader Raila Odinga, Kalonzo Musyoka, Musalia Mudavadi and Kalonzo during the launch of Huduma Namba registration in various parts of the country.
Deputy President William Ruto who was scheduled to lead the launch in Kakamega county was conspicuously absent raising eyebrows among his millions of supporters spread across the country.
According to them, they won’t register until Deputy President gives them signal. Dr Ruto has technically evades the discussion leaving his ardent supporters waiting.
In Bomet county for instance only one person registered and kisumu none registered with the county commissioner citing unavailability of NIIMS kits as the reason