Senate asks FG to halt 5G network deployment
The Senate on Tuesday asked the Federal Government to suspend the planned deployment of the Fifth Generation Network in Nigeria.
The red chamber stated this after the deliberation on a motion by Senator Uche Ekwunife To attract the senators’ attention to the 5 G network’s role in the country.
Ekwunife said her movement was a result of the need to guarantee Nigerians of their wellbeing by requesting that the Federal Government defer the dispatch until an appropriate examination was completed.
The Deputy Majority Leader, Senator Ajayi Boroffice, said the 5G arrange sending stayed a questionable issue.
He said the specialists ought to be permitted to deal with it and conscious on the benefits and faults of its sending.
Representative Opeyemi Bamidele said it would be untrustworthy of any legislature to buy in to an innovation that won’t be alright for its residents.
He noticed that no logical research has been finished by any organization of the Federal Government on the 5G arrange.
He said nations in Europe were at that point examining the ramifications of the arrangement and asked why Nigeria still couldn’t seem to do as such.
The Senate, in this manner, asked its panels on Communication, Science, Technology and ICT, and that of Health to direct an intensive examination with the end goal of deciding the status of the 5G arrange in the nation.
Then, the red chamber asked the pertinent government organization overseeing the ICT tasks in the nation to suspend the 5G arrangement until an exhaustive test to decide its appropriateness for human wellbeing had been accomplished.
The joint boards were approached to present its report inside about a month.