Don’t Deploy 5G Network In Nigeria – Senate Tells FG

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The FG has been directed to suspend its planned deployment of the Fifth Generation, Network in the country.

The motion sponsored by Sen. Uche Ekwunife (PDP Anambra), who in her lead debate said there were growing concerns on the on-going discussion about the current status of network in Nigeria, especially in regards to the question, ‘if Nigeria is presently connected to 5G.’

She said there were further concerns by some scientists and medical experts that emission from towers could adversely affect the health of citizens by causing symptoms like damage to the eyes and immune systems, among adverse effects.

The Deputy Majority Leader, Senator Ajayi Boroffice, said the network deployment remained a controversial issue.

He said the experts should be allowed to handle it and deliberate on the merits and demerits of its deployment.

Senator Opeyemi Bamidele said it would be irresponsible of any government to subscribe to a that won’t be safe for its citizens, The Punch reports

The Senate in its resolution directed the concerned committees to also investigate the technological impact of the network on Nigerians and report back to plenary within two weeks.