Elections: Pantami inaugurates committee for cyberspace protection

Written by on February 24, 2023

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Professor Isa Pantami, has inaugurated a committee for cyberspace and Information and Communication Technology (ICT) infrastructure protection ahead of the general elections.

The Director of Public Affairs, NCC, Dr Reuben Muoka, made this known in a statement, today in Abuja.

Muoka said that the committee would advise the Federal Government on appropriate measures to take in protecting the nation’s cyberspace and ICT infrastructure from potential attacks, especially during the elections.

The minister said that the constitution of the committee was on the directive of President Mohammadu Buhari.

Mouka said that the committee would work to coordinate computer security centres in the ICT industry in collaboration with other relevant institutions towards intercepting potential cyber-attacks.

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