Adeboye is senior programs manager at Paradigm Initiative, where he leads the organization's research, advocacy and capacity-building programs. He authored the Nigerian report for Bonavero Institute of Human Rights, of the University of Oxford, in a human rights and rules of law assessment of legislative and regulatory responses to the COVID-19 pandemic across 27 jurisdictions. He has previously contributed to Global Voices on COVID-19-related content. Boye is based in Abuja, Nigeria's capital.
Latest posts by Boye Adegoke
In Nigeria, contact-tracing apps raise valid concerns about the government's attempts to leverage this for future clampdowns on citizens' digital rights — long after the pandemic is long gone.
Combatting COVID-19 through all available legal means is urgent. However, such means need not be at the expense of protecting human rights — including the right to privacy.
"Without an adequate data privacy or protection law, how can we safeguard against some of the greatest risks that such a system could incur?"