In May of 2020, the NITDA (National Information Technology Development Agency) issued the Guidelines for the Management of Personal Data by Public Institutions in Nigeria (GMP), 2020. My concern, as the title of this article suggests, is how the provisions of the GMP can impliedly extend to the regulation of Artificial Intelligence in Nigeria
While it’s presently commendable that the government is collecting citizen’s data, a lot of important questions can not be left unanswered; how much data is being collected? What will happen to these data after the virus has been defeated? Will measures put in place now by countries?