Buhari Bans Govt Officials from Using Private Emails for Official Purposes

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President Muhammadu Buhari Nigeria President

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed all government officials to refrain from using private emails addresses for official purposes and asked Federal public institutions to migrate their websites to the relevant government domains

According to a statement issued by the President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, the President gave the directive on February 2, 2023, during the launch of the National Policy on Nigeria Government Second-Level Domains at the State House, Abuja, noting that “the National Policy on Nigeria Government Second-Level Domains is a welcome step in this direction,”

President Buhari said “I hereby direct that all government officials should refrain from using private emails for official purposes,” adding “We are glad Starlink services are already deployed in Nigeria. This has made Nigeria the first and only African country to have this link.”

Buhari also said he was pleased with the deployment of Starlink services by SpaceX in Nigeria, saying the country now has 100 per cent broadband penetration.

“With the deployment of Starlink services in Nigeria, we have 100% broadband penetration in Nigeria,” the President said.