Friday, 3 November 2017

NITDA eNigeria Conference to kick-off on Tuesday

All is now set for the 10th edition of eNigeria conference organized by the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA).

The conference themed: “Fostering Digital Economy through Local Content Development and Effective Regulations” will hold from November 7-9, 2017.


In a statement by Mrs Hadiza Umar, Head Corporate Affairs and External Relations of the agency, the 10th edition of eNigeria conference was aimed at promoting deliberations on how Nigeria could thicken the value of its policy thrust on local content in pursuit of a national economy that was less dependent on crude oil export.

She stated that “eNigeria will bring together Information Technology experts, solution providers and major stakeholders from both within and outside the country.

`This is to brainstorm on current and relevant IT issues across the globe with major aim of leveraging on them for sustainable socio economic development of Nigeria.

“It is also a veritable platform for ICT awareness creation, developing appropriate framework and setting goals for best practices to enhance appropriate positioning of Nigeria in the global information society.”

Umar stated that the conference, which is also an award and exhibition event, will have President Muhammadu Buhari advance the agenda for local content and sectoral regulations as basis for Nigeria’s entry into the digital economy.

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