The presidential candidate of Nigeria’s foremost opposition celebration has promised to assistance blockchain and cryptocurrency, regional information outlet the DailyPost report noted Nov. 24.
The Nigerian news outlet reportedly analyzed the Peoples Democratic Bash (PDP) prospect Atiku Abubakar’s “Get Nigeria Doing the job Again” coverage that he reportedly promised to enact if he is elected president February 16, 2019.
DailyPost reports that in the doc, the politician declared that “he aims to speed up the economy positively via blockchain and cryptocurrency.”
According to DailyPost, Abubaka mentioned that to unlock “the potentials of the new economy” PDP “shall advertise the creation of a in depth plan on blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies.”
DailyPost also quoted Abubakar platform as stating “regulation will offer clarity” in this “industry that is made up of 1,800 currency varieties.” The terms of the mandate are also promised to be “managed in a way that gives job options as very well as cash flow for the authorities and folks of Nigeria.”
As Cointelegraph claimed in mid-October, the Nigerian authorities has been partnering with area startups to develop blockchain in the state. In March, Nigerian regulator Nigeria Deposit Coverage Company (NDIC) warned versus the use of cryptocurrencies because transactions are not insured.