Nigeria’s minister of communications and digital economy Prof Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami has succeeded in amending the NSA act. What does it imply?
Nigeria’s minister of communications and digital economy Prof Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami has successfully instituted a new board to drive the Nigerian Startup Act (NSA). TechCabal exclusively learnt that despite questions about its legality, the minister has succeeded in this move, two days to the official end of President Muhammadu Buhari tenure.
Prior to now, TechCabal exclusively reported that Prof Pantami asked President Buhari to not only absorb the 27-member Nigerian Startup Implementation Committee into the Nigeria Startup Act council meetings but also give these members a four year tenure — something that council members on the NSA council don’t have.
A source close to the matter told TechCabal, “The 27-member Startup Implementation Committee was set up to come up with a framework for implementation of the…