Pantami takes Digital Economy agenda to Minna
The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Ibrahim Pantami, has taken the Federal Government’s agenda to transform the country into a robust digital economy to Niger State.
A statement signed by the Director, Public Affairs of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, Reuben Muoka, said that the digital economy became the focal point in the message of Pantami, who was the special guest at the commissioning of a 'Digital Nigeria Centre’ at the Father O’Connel Science College, Minna, Niger State.
Hosted at the occasion by the college community led by its old student and Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Zubairu Dada, who facilitated the project executed by the Universal Service Provision Fund, USPF, Pantami said through diligent implementation of the digital economy agenda, Nigeria has the potential of a critical mass of "digital natives" that can transform the country into a regional and global digital powerhouse.
“With the tools being provided through the DNC, creative Nigerians can play a key role in the creation of digital jobs across all sectors of the country." Such jobs are either based on or dependent upon information and communications technologies (ICTs), "he said.
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