Ministry pledges support to NDPC on data protection 

The Minister of State for Environment, Dr. Iziaq Adekunle Adeboye Salako, has pledged to support the Nigeria Data Protection Commission, (NDPC ), on its mandate of Data Protection in the country. 

The Minister disclosed this during an official working visit to the Federal Ministry of Environment by the National Commissioner/ Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Vincent Olatuji and his entourage recently in Abuja.

Salako stated that Data collection is important, and it guides in decision making process in the Country.  

He commended President Bola Ahmed Tinubu for signing the Data Protection bill into law 2 weeks after his assumption of office, emphasizing that Data collection and protection is critical in Mr. President’s Renewed Hope Agenda. 

He commended the Commission for creating awareness within the MDAs and citizenry about the importance of data protection.

Earlier, the National Commissioner/CEO of the NDPC, Dr Vincent Olatunji congratulated the Minister on his appointment as a Cabinet Minister, stressing that it is  a well deserved appointment.