President Muhammadu Buhari is set to declare e-Nigeria International Conference, Exhibitions and Awards open on Thursday, 28th November, 2019.
A statement signed by the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) Head of Corporate Affair and External Relations, Mrs Hadiza Umar said the three days event which was earlier scheduled to hold from 12th– 14th November, with the theme: ‘Leveraging Technology and Indigenous Innovation to Attain the Sustainable Development Goals’, will now hold from 28th– 30th November, 2019 in Abuja.
She further averred that the Conference will also feature discussions on: Creating New Job Opportunities and Economic Development Through Technological Innovation; Harnessing Indigenous Innovation and Creativity for Poverty Reduction in Nigeria; Leveraging Disruptive Innovation for Achieving Good Health, National Security, Anti corruption, and Sustainable Energy Systems; and Implications of Data Protection Regulation for Open Data, Big Data Analytics, and Smart Initiatives in Building a Productive National Economy.
The event which serves as a platform for ICT awareness creation, development of appropriate regulatory instruments and best practices in order to facilitate the positioning of Nigeria in the global Information Society is hosted in collaboration with other relevant stakeholders from both the public and the private sector as well as Non-Governmental Organisations and Academia.
“President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, the President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Federal Republic of Nigeria, will declare the Conference open while Amina J. Mohammed, Deputy Secretary General of the United Nations, will deliver the keynote address.
“The Honourable Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim (Pantami), FNCS, FBCS, FIIM, is the Chief Host, and the Director-General/Chief Executive Officer, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi CCIE will co-Host and Convener of the event,” the statement added.
e-Nigeria is Nigeria’s annual Information Technology Conference hosted by the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), a Federal Government Agency under the supervision of the Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy, with the mandate to coordinate general IT development and regulation in the country.
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