Dear Stakeholder My Two-Year Administration as SiBAN President in Retrospect: January 2021–December 2022 In my presidential manifesto in December 2020, I committed to repositioning SiBAN by ensuring that we…
In my New Year statement on 2 January 2022, I outlined the achievements of the current administration and identified the areas SiBAN needs to improve on in order to ensure that we are meeting the needs of our members as well as the Nigeria blockchain industry.
For accountability to you the SiBAN community that gave me mandate to serve as President, I state below the activities I have been involved in, with the support of the Executive Council, our partners, and of course the members of the SiBAN community, in the first half of the year as well as what I will be committed to in the closing half of 2022:
Download PDF copy here. Dear Stakeholders Introduction When the Stakeholders in Blockchain Technology Association of Nigeria (SiBAN) was founded in 2018, the vision was to have an association that promotes…
It has been one year in office as SiBAN President. During my electoral campaign, I described 2021 as the year of regulation. It was one of the reasons I offered myself to help the SiBAN community navigate the expected policy & regulatory hurdles in Nigeria’s uncertain and unclear crypto business environment.
The End of the First Half of the Year and Our Unflinching Commitment to a Bigger, Stronger, and Greater SiBAN
The first half of the year 2021 came to an end yesterday. It has also been the first quarter of my tenure as SiBAN President. Though we are not where we want to be yet, we are no longer where we used to be. I, as well as the Executive Council I head, remain committed to the vision: To transform Nigeria into the world’s safest and biggest blockchain space with the largest blockchain solutions, investments, and adoption.
As Nigeria gradually transits into a digital economy, the country needs to leverage on emerging technologies that have the potential to help us transform the economy. Today we say that the Internet has transformed our lives. This is because the Internet transformed the way we share information. This is the first-generation Internet; the Internet of information. In the same way, blockchain will transform lives, businesses, and governments. How? As described by Dan Tapscott, blockchain is the second-generation Internet. Beyond information, blockchain will transform the way we share anything of value.