Buhari has made a contemporary appointment.
Newsone experiences that Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, has authorised the appointment of Dr Vincent Olatunji, because the Nationwide Commissioner/Chief Govt Officer of the Nigeria Knowledge Safety Bureau (NDPB).
This on-line information platform understands that Buhari’s approval adopted a request made by the Minister of Communications and Digital Economic system, Prof. Isa Pantami.
Newsone Nigeria experiences that the approval was is contained in an announcement issued by Mrs Uwa Suleiman, Spokesperson of the Minister, on Friday in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital.
The NDPB, she mentioned, was established in keeping with international greatest follow and would concentrate on knowledge safety and privateness for the nation, amongst others.
“The profitable implementation of the Nationwide Digital Economic system Coverage and Technique (NDEPS) for a Digital Nigeria has considerably elevated the adoption of information platforms and accelerated the datafication of our society.
“This has elevated the significance of getting an establishment that focuses on knowledge safety and privateness,” she mentioned.
She additional defined that the issuance of Nigeria Knowledge Safety Regulation (NDPR), a subsidiary laws to the Nationwide Info Know-how Growth Company (NITDA) Act 2007, elevated consciousness concerning the want for knowledge safety and privateness.
Suleiman mentioned that the NDPB can be chargeable for consolidating the features of NDPR and help the method for growth of a main laws for knowledge safety and privateness.
In the meantime, Newsone experiences that Olatunji holds a PhD in Geography and Planning from the College of Lagos and an Advance Diploma in Pc Science.