Nigeria Sets To Deploy 5G, Minister Says It is Not Harmful
Nigeria is on the verge of deploying the 5G network before the end of the year and the Minister of Communication and Digital economy, Professor ISA Pantami has assured Nigerians that the new technology is not harmful and there is nothing to be fear about it.
It will be recalled that the popular Pastor, Pastor Chris of Christ Embassy was arguing extensively last year that the 5G network is very harmful and it is the cause of the pandemic.
Pantami spoke after the weekly Federal Executive Council meeting in Abuja on Wednesday where he also said the National Policy on fifth-generation (5G) network in Nigeria was approved.
“Most importantly, even its frequency and radiation is even lower than that of 4G, and it is lower than the televisions and microwave we have at home. So, they have already issued that. They explained about its safety, and also advised nations on the regulations and the standards to be used in the course of the deployment.
“And this is something that the Nigerian Communications Commission has been directed to ensure that all standards, and regulations are complied with. And furthermore, you will all recall that in order to create awareness and sensitise our citizens, the Nigerian Communications Commission has been reaching out to citizens through local languages to tell them the advantages of 5G and where we need it.”
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