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The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami has uncovered that no permit has been given for 5G in Nigeria.
In an announcement discharged on Saturday April 4 to counter bits of gossip coursing via web-based networking media that 5G innovation causes Coronavirus, Pantami expressed that the Buhari-drove organization will never look for mechanical headway to the detriment of the wellbeing and government assistance of its residents
He uncovered that a three-month study preliminary had initiated on November 25 “so as to fundamentally survey and study the wellbeing and security ramifications of conveying 5G in Nigeria”. Pantami who revealed that the preliminary has been finished up, included that the detailing procedure is at present progressing.
The announcement peruses in parts;
The National Frequency Management Council (NFMC) of which I am the Chairman, has not deliberated on or released any bulk frequency spectrum for the deployment of 5G.
“As part of the study trial process, I directed the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to ensure that a team of experts, security agencies and other stakeholders fully participate in the trial process and my office also invited these agencies to participate in the trial.
“Government will not act on the speculations only, but rather we will take an informed decision on 5G after due consultation with experts and the public. I have also directed the NCC to engage citizens on any questions or concerns they may have regarding 5G.
“I wish to thank the general public for reaching out to us on this issue. We advise you all to remain rest assured that government will always take the welfare, health and security of the public into account while considering the deployment of any technology.”