Dr Pantami Drives President Buhari’s Vision, Commissions IT Community Centre
On 28th November 2019, His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari GCFR, launched and unveiled the National Digital Economy Policy and Strategy for a Digital Nigeria which is made up of 8 pillars that include Developmental Regulation, Digital Literacy and Skills Development, Service Infrastructure, Solid Infrastructure, Digital Services Development and Promotion, Soft Infrastructure, Digital Society and Emerging Technologies and lastly Indigenous Content Development.
It is on this backdrop that the Honourable Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami FNCS, FBCS, FIIM popularly described by social media pundits as action Minister, the NEXT LEVEL Prime Mover officially commissioned the Community IT Centre in Hadejia, Jigawa State.
It will be recalled that only last month, the Honourable Minister similarly commissioned an IT Innovation Hub / Incubation Centre at the University of Port Harcourt, Rivers State. Which is in-line with the blueprint of the rebirth Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy.
The IT Community Centre is also in-tune with the Ministry’s vision under the leadership of Dr Pantami to create an enabling environment where digital innovation will thrive and ensure Nigeria becomes a digital powerhouse globally.
The projects executed by the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) are aimed at enhancing skills development, bridge the digital divide and promote innovative digital solutions that will address challenges facing the country.