President Muhammadu Buhari has launched the National Policy on Fifth Generation (5G) technology for Nigeria’s Digital Economy.
The President during the launch today, Jan. 25, in Abuja directed all security institutions to leverage the technology when deployed, saying it will enhance security in the country.
He said the Federal Government will take full advantage of the opportunities that 5G provides for the economy, security, and well-being of the nation.
The President allayed fears over the health safety of 5G, affirming that such issues have been “effectively addressed” in developing a Policy that suits the country.
On the benefits of 5G technology, the President noted that it can support virtually every sector of the economy, including enhanced connectivity, improved healthcare, support education while fostering smart cities and boosting agriculture, among other advantages.
He said: “It will also support security institutions with real-time communication.