Nigeria is open to investors and investments, and it is unarguably inching towards joining the community of digitally driven Nations.
That was part of the remark of the Director of Information Technology Infrastructure Solutions at the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Dr Usman Gambo, when on behalf of the Director General of NITDA, Mr Kashifu Inuwa received a team led by the Spanish Ambassador to Nigeria, Juan Seli.
Inuwa who gave nod to a collaboration request pitched by Seidor Team led by ambassador described the visit as historic, stressing that the areas to collaborate on are vast, especially as there are multiple projects that NITDA is driving from organisational point of view and others driven on behalf of other agencies of government.
He enumerated key areas of partnership to include Talent Management, Innovations, Local Content and Capacity Building saying, the Nigerian youth is constantly being challenged to channel their ingenuity towards preparing solutions that seek to address challenges across all sectors of the economy, immediate and future problems that have global impact.
Inuwa assured the team of the Agency’s readiness to deepen discussions in furtherance of the collaboration and expressed optimism that the partnership would be mutually beneficial to all parties.
Earlier, the leader of the delegation and Ambassador of Spain to Nigeria, Juan Sell, noted that the partnership would deepen the already existing bilateral relations between the two countries.
“We are here to facilitate and we will be following up on your proposal to organise further technical meetings or focus and as I said, we are open to any recommendations because we are aware of the central role that you play in the ecosystem”.
“As for other meetings that the team would have outside the agency with other potential partners in the public sector or the private sector, we will be very grateful and look forward to receiving your recommendations and advice on the best approach to hit the ground running”, Sell added.