Nigeria's Finance Minister, Wale Edun, has urged the newly appointed Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) board to tackle the challenges associated with regulating cryptocurrencies.

He emphasised the necessity of robust oversight to uphold market integrity within the capital market.

Additionally, Edun underscored the importance of agility and knowledge in navigating advancements such as artificial intelligence and digital currencies.

The SEC board, led by Chairman Mairiga Katuka, expressed confidence in Nigeria's economic prospects and committed to fostering growth through conscientious and ethical practices.