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Agency publishes NDPR Compliant Organization list 2020-2021

By Na'ankwat Dariem

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The National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA has published the Nigeria Data Protection Regulation, NDPR, Audit filing compliant organizations’ list.

In a statement signed by Head Corporate Affairs and External Affairs, NITDA, Mrs. Hadiza Umar, she explained that 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.

She said “the list indicates those organisations that have undergone the NDPR Audit process to ascertain their level of compliance, and identify areas for improvement.

“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 comprises1,213 organizations from13 sectors that contribute to Nigeria’s GDP” Mrs.Umar added.

They include Health, Transport and 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 this link https://nitda.gov.ng/official-ndpr-audit-list-2021/.

 

 

 

 

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