The Ekiti State Governor-elect, Mr Biodun Abayomi Oyebanji, on Thursday, paid a courtesy visit to the Abuja office of National Data Protection Bureau (NDPB), according to a release by Oyebanji Media Office.
Oyebanji who was accompanied to the NDPB office by the Senator representing Ekiti North Senatorial District, Olubunmi Adetumbi, was received by the agency’s National Commissioner/ CEO Dr Vincent O. Olatunji and other principal officers.
Speaking during the meeting, the Governor-elect said the visit became necessary and strategic to his administration’s determination to deepening digital economy in the state, as well as enhancing the digital skills of Ekiti youths.
He also made a strong case for training opportunities for the youths in data protection as an avenue to provide employment. The National Commissioner showed his profound appreciation to the Governor-elect for the courtesy visit and assured him of necessary support from the agency wherever the need arises. NDPB is a public institution that processes data in furtherance of public interest or the legitimate interest of the data-subject.