Nigeria is hurting its young people by banning and weaning its financial system of cryptocurrency. This is an opportunity injustice to a generation.
While I am not a crypto person, I hold this belief that nuanced, deliberate and future-forward policies would have helped the central bank and regulators mitigate any risk to the nation’s economy.
As America and Western Europe ascend in this domain, within a decade, Nigerian youth will become mere consumers and spectators in a sector they would have creatively and productively participated in.
I call Nigeria to change this own-goal policy.
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