FG Plans Talks With Ghana, Others to Protect Undersea Cables

Written by on March 18, 2024

Against the backdrop of undersea cable cut that has affected Nigeria and other parts of Africa, Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Bosun Tijani, has announced plans to spearhead a global collaboration aimed at enhancing the protection of undersea cables.

The minister made this known on social media platform, X (formerly Twitter) yesterday.

Recognising the critical role these cables play in the digital economy, Tijani emphasized the need to review international laws and foster partnerships with regional and global bodies to accelerate efforts to safeguard this vital infrastructure.

Assuring those affected by the disruptions, Tijani stated that the Nigerian Communications Commission was actively working with all relevant stakeholders to swiftly resolve the issues at hand.

According to him, the initiative marks a significant step towards ensuring the resilience and reliability of undersea cables, crucial lifelines in today’s interconnected world.


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