Prof. Umar Danbatta, Government Vice Chairman (EVC), of the Nigerian Communications Fee (NCC), has stated that the varied tasks being executed by the Fee and different businesses add important worth to Nigerias digital transformation journey.
Danbatta said this throughout the 4th section of the digital inauguration of extra 12 digital economic system tasks carried out by businesses beneath the Ministry of Communication and Digital Economic system.
The tasks had been commissioned on Thursday in Abuja, by the Minister, Dr Isa Pantami, which additionally coincided with the Ministers one 12 months in workplace.
Commending the minister for the commissioning, the EVC stated this had helped showcase the Presidents achievements in leveraging Info and Communications Expertise (ICT), to propel financial improvement.
Danbatta instructed his viewers that the tasks had been auspicious and would have a far-reaching constructive impression on Nigerians, the last word beneficiaries.
By way of the varied tasks, we’re constructing shared and sustainable prosperity for this nation.
We’re additionally making governance extra open and clear as a result of individuals are capable of take part and have a say in the best way and method the nation is ruled.
The tasks will eradicate poverty by way of expertise improvement.
And above all, we’re making a aggressive and progressive economic system by way of the promotion of the utilization and deployment of varied ICT functions and companies within the economic system, he stated.
Danbatta famous that the Fee was proud to be related to the laudable achievements of the Ministry beneath the management of the Minister.
The 12 tasks commissioned embrace the Digital Examination Centre (VEC) at Enugu State Faculty of Training (Technical) and Kano State Emergency Communications Centre (ECC) in Kano State carried out by the NCC.
Three of the tasks, together with an E-Library at Federal Faculty of Training (Technical) Bichi, Kano State; E-Accessibility Centre (EAC) at Authorities Faculty for the Deaf, Malumfashi, Katsina State; and Faculty Data Centre (SKC) positioned at AUD Excessive Faculty, Ikole-Ekiti, Ekiti State, had been executed by the Common Service Provision Fund (USPF), of NCC.
Different commissioned tasks, which had been executed by the Nationwide Info Expertise Improvement Companies (NITDA) embrace the Digital Capability Coaching Centre in Elkanemi Faculty of Islamic Theology, Yola, Adamawa State; ICT Innovation Hub at Oyo State Commerce Truthful Complicated, Ibadan, Oyo State, Digital Capability Improvement Programme for Artisans (DCDP), with centres in Suleja, Niger State and LAUTECH, Ogbomoso, Oyo State.
The remaining had been sited at Federal Faculty of Training, Okene, Kogi State; Nationwide Institute of Info Expertise (NIIT), Owerri, Imo State and Benchils Faculty, Warri, Delta State.
Dignitaries current on the occasion had been the Gov. Badaru Abubakar of Jigawa, who served because the Chairman of the event, Federal Ministers and Heads of Companies amongst others.
Edited By: Angela Okisor/Donald Ugwu (NAN)