Chimezie Chuta, a blockchain pioneer in Nigeria, was part of the delegation that paid a visit to Prof. Yemi Osibanjo, Nigeria’s Vice President.
According to the Nigerian Vice President’s Facebook post, the visit was to discuss Nigeria’s President’s commitment to creating a conducive and enabling business environment in the country, including reforms to make it easier to do business.
A delegation of Nigerian business groups and entrepreneurs visited my office yesterday. We talked about the President’s commitment to making the country’s business environment more conducive and enabling, as well as our reforms to make it easier to do business.
I thanked them for praising some of the achievements already made and assured them that we still have a long way to go in realizing the tremendous opportunities in this country and realizing the full potential of our beloved country. Dr. Oluwatayo Fashogbon, along with Alhaji Danjuma Mohammed, Mrs. Dianna Mary, Mr. Olatunji David, Prof. Francisco Bassey, Ms. Anita Uzo, Alhaji Dangi Mustapha, Mr. Chuta Chimezi, and others, led a large delegation of outstanding entrepreneurs and notable business executives.
As of the time of this report, details about the visit has not yet been fully revealed to the public including the discussion with the delegates concerning blockchain tech and cryptocurrency.
You may recall that the Vice President recently chastised Nigeria’s Apex Bank for prohibiting cryptocurrency transactions by financial institutions in the country.