DG of NITDA, Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi
DG of NITDA, Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi

NITDA Releases List of Data Protection Regulation-Compliant Organizations

TECHDIGEST – The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has published the Nigeria Data Protection Regulation (NDPR) Audit filing compliant organizations’ list for 2020 – 2021.

A statement issued by Mrs. Hadiza Umar, the Agency’s Head of Corporate Affairs and External Relations, said the list is an authoritative repository of organizations that have prioritized compliance with the NDPR, and has become a reference point for global law firms, multinationals, investors, and compliance enthusiasts.
The list indicates those organizations that have undergone the NDPR Audit process to ascertain their level of compliance, and identify areas for improvement.
According to the statement, all the listed organizations have engaged a Data Protection Compliance Organization (DPCO) to train their staff, and to implement basic data protection protocols.

The list which consists of 1,213 organizations from 13 sectors that contribute to Nigeria’s GDP, include Health, Transport & Logistics, Public Sector, Industrial and Extractive, ICT and Media, Energy and Power, Education, Finance, Commerce, and Consulting.
The comprehensive list is published on NITDA’s website and accessible through the link https://nitda.gov.ng/official-ndpr-audit-list-2021/

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