L-R: Chairman, House Committee on ICT, Hon. Mohammed Ogoshi Onawo, presents the award of “Best MDA Compliance to IT Clearance Regulations” to the MD/CE of the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC), Umaru Ibrahim and NDIC Head IT Department, Mr Imade Uhunmwagho during the 2018 eNigeria Conference Digital Promotion Awards.
The Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) has been ranked as the best performing public sector institution in Nigeria in the area of compliance with Information Technology Clearance Regulation after a rigorous selection process in Nigeria.
The award was conferred on the Corporation by the Nigeria Technology Development Agency (NITDA) promoter of IT regulation and development in Nigeria. NITDA instituted the awards to encourage and stimulate growth within the nation’s ICT ecosystem.
The Managing Director/Chief Executive of the NDIC Umaru Ibrahim, who received the award on behalf of the Corporation during a dinner and awards night organized to the climax the 2018 edition of the e-Nigeria Conference.
The NDIC boss assured the Management of NITDA that the Corporation will continue to enhance its IT systems to facilitate its service delivery and achieve its mandate of Deposit Guarantee, Bank Supervision, Failure Resolution and Bank Liquidation.
He noted that the Corporation regards the honour as a spur to redouble its efforts towards the pursuit of excellence in all its operations, especially with the emergence of block-chain technology with its attendant challenges and opportunities.
NDIC had, in May, also received certification from the British Standard Institute (BSI) on Information Security Management (ISO/IEC 27001:2013, IT Service Management System (ISO/IEC 200001:2011) and the Business Continuity Management System ISO/22301: 2012) and in the process became the first public sector institution in Nigeria to receive all three certifications simultaneously.