And the Honourable Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, FNCS, FBCS, FIIM has weighed in on the matter.
WhatsApp has also made it clear a new update that people who refuse to accept this new terms of service might kiss the use of the application goodbye.
In line with the above, the Honourable Minister has therefore directed the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), as the Regulator of the Information Technology sector, to engage vigorously with Facebook to understand the processes, level of security, etc of the data of Nigerian users in order to ensure that Policies proposed for Nigeria strictly adhere to the provisions of NDPR.
What do you think? Would you rather share your private data and use WhatsApp as a Nigerian? Or stop using WhatsApp and keep your private data? Use the comment section below.