Nigeria Will Take Advantage Of 5G To Tackle Insecurity – Buhari


President Muhammadu Buhari has reportedly stated that the Federal Government will take full advantage of the opportunities that Fifth Generation (5G) provides for the economy, security and well-being of the nation.

According to reports, the president stated this at the launching of the National Policy on 5G for Nigeria’s Digital Economy, on Tuesday.

 The president stated that, ”It will support security institutions with real time communication.”

He noted that, “5G technology is significantly faster than earlier digital technologies and it provides near real-time communication. This can play a key role in boosting our efforts towards enhancing security across the nation.”

He added that, ”It will enable our security institutions to effectively deploy robotics, autonomous vehicles, augmented and virtual reality to address any security challenges that we face.”

 He maintained that, “The policy, which is in line with the commitment of this administration to supporting the digital economy as an enabler for the diversification of our national economy, also seeks to make 5G a major driver of the economy, a catalyst for smart cities in the country and a platform for the creation of jobs that support digital economy.”

He assured investors that, “The Federal Government would continue to provide an enabling environment for their businesses to be very successful as Nigeria begins the roll-out of the technology.”



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