The Minister of Communications, Innovation, and Digital Economy, Dr. Bosun Tijani said he is poised towards ensuring that indigenous technology is exported.
Speaking at event, an “Evening with Bosun,” hosted by the World Bank for him with the World Bank Country Director for Nigeria, Mr Shubham Chaudhuri, the National Commissioner/CEO, Nigeria Data Protection Commission, Dr. Vincent Olatunji, Heads of Parastatals within the ministry and other stakeholders in attendance, the Minister congratulated everyone at the event for their contribution to the growth and success recorded in the Digital Economy sector.
He emphasized the sector’s importance and its role in boosting Nigeria’s GDP as he outlined his vision which includes facilitating the export of technologies developed by indigenous tech companies, promoting entrepreneurship, ensuring local company domiciliation, and his determination to diligently serve Nigerian citizens.
He also noted the need to enhance technology skills and ensure regulations protect and facilitate investments and investors in order for every citizen to benefit from the opportunities in the global Digital Economy.
The National Commissioner in his goodwill message, congratulated the Minister and encouraged all stakeholders in the Digital Economy sector to collaborate in supporting the Minister’s goals for the advancement of the Communications, Innovation, and Digital Economy sector in Nigeria.