National Information Technology Development Agency, Nigeria, NITDA, staffs and delegates is at the Consumer Electronic Show. Yesterday, they where spotted visiting various stands at the venue in Las Vegas. But today, the commission revealed that it wasn’t in the event just to warm the bench.
In a speech given by the Director General of the Agency, Dr. Isa Pantami, during the interim meeting of the World Electronic Forum, he said that the Agency has gone through various metamorphosis to develop and regulate ICT in Nigeria and rightly so.
The Agency stated; “NITDA is at CES2018 to network, brainstorm, learn from other nations and professionals in the industry with the aim of fostering the growth of Information Technology in Nigeria in order to establish a win win relationship”
“Nigeria is the giant of Africa, a country with an approximate population of 180 million people dominated by the youths whom are ICT natives eager to explore ICT for economic diversification and also a safe haven for ICT Investments”.
The Agency therefore seek to encourage investors in the ICT sector to look into Nigeria for investment as Nigeria remains a safe haven for ICT investment.
The DG of NITDA also took some pictures with some ICT investors. Below is a picture taken by him with Mr Jon Nelson of NASA.