In a significant development for the blockchain industry in Nigeria, the Federal Executive Council has approved the National Policy on Blockchain presented by the Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy. The announcement was made by Tolu Ogunlesi, a special assistant to the President on Digital and New Media, through a tweet.
This approval signifies the government’s formal recognition of the potential of blockchain technology and its willingness to embrace it. The policy framework aims to provide guidelines and appropriate regulatory frameworks for the use of blockchain technology in various sectors of the economy. The relevant agencies are now expected to develop and implement the necessary policies and regulatory frameworks for the use of blockchain technology in Nigeria.
The adoption of blockchain technology in Nigeria is expected to lead to improved transparency, security, and efficiency across various industries, including finance, agriculture, and healthcare. The new policy framework is expected to pave the way for the development of innovative blockchain-based solutions that can address some of Nigeria’s pressing challenges.
This move by the Nigerian government is expected to provide a boost to the country’s digital economy and position it as a leader in the adoption and use of blockchain technology in Africa.
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