Why do i have to verify to be able to make payments even when am just testing in test mode?

Why do i have to verify(adding my nin and co just to add my ip address to whitelist) this is really sickening, why all this stress just to test a functionality?

Hi @Emmanuel_C_O_Peters :wave:

Thank you for reaching out

In order to ensure you are the one making the change, we will send a One-Time Password (OTP) to your email and WhatsApp each time you whitelist an IP.