President Muhammadu Buhari has hailed the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Pantami, on his conferment with a Fellowship status by Chartered Institute of Information Security (CIISec).
The President’s congratulatory message was conveyed in a statement on Monday by his Media Adviser, Femi Adesina in Abuja.
TheFact Daily gathered that CIISec (the Home of Cyber) is recognised as one of the foremost global institutions in the area of information security.Also, the only information and cybersecurity institution granted the Royal Charter of Incorporation status in the United Kingdom since 2018.
CIISec Fellowship is awarded to persons who have earned respect and authority within the Cybersecurity community and have demonstrated a commitment to develop the profession.
Buhari rejoiced with the minister on the historic recognition, being first and only African Fellow admitted into CIISec amongst 89 other Fellows.
He noted the passion, diligence and creativity that Pantami has brought into governance since assumption of office, enabling a convergence and synergy that takes security into full consideration, especially in the global cyber space.
The President also appreciated CIISec for the recognition to Pantami and the effort at providing a community of professionals that work towards protecting the interest and safety of global citizens on the internet.