Atiku Speaks On Goverment Supporting Blockchain And Cryptocurrency
Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar has said the the Federal Government will support blockchain and cryptocurrency if he is elected as president in 2019.
Under the section on promoting the new economy, the Former Vice President revealed that he aims to speed up the economy positively through blockchain and cryptocurrency.
He said: “In harnessing the potentials of the new economy, we shall promote the Production of a comprehensive policy on block chain technology and crypto-currencies by the relevant government agencies.
“The terms of this mandate will ensure that these areas are regulated and managed in a way that provides job opportunities as well as income for the government and people of Nigeria. Buhari, The Dwindling Economy And The Sustained Economic Hardship
He also vowed to enhance ICT literacy initiatives from early school programs to adult education.
“My mission is to ensure that Nigeria’s economy is responsive to the challenges of the 21st century knowledge economy by keeping with the amazingly dynamic technological pace,” Atiku said.
Nigeria’s presidential election is scheduled for February 16, 2019.