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22nd  September, 2023
By Yunusa Abdullahi 

The Adamawa State Government is to  Partner With the  National Information Technology  Development Agency  ( NITDA ) for the development of Information and Communications Technology  (ICT) in the State. 

Governor  Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri  who disclosed this at a one day stakeholders engagement ecosystem development  programme  organised by  NITDA in collaboration with the  Adamawa State Government held at  City Green  hotel  Yola  recently, with a theme  Creating  opportunities, breaking boundaries, towards Digitization  and Enterprenueriial evolution.

The Governor  who  was ably represented by the Secretary to the Adamawa State Government  Honourable  Auwal D.  Tukur  said all the necessary approaches has been concluded  and a Bill  has already been sponsored by the government for Legislative backing  for the establishment of the Adamawa State Information Technology  Development Agency  (ADSITDA) .

While  calling on the stakeholders to come out with a concrete  resolutions that would enhance the  development of  ICT  in the  state,  describing  ICT  sectors  as unquantifiable and unlimited in terms of development and  appealing to the stakeholders to engage people and create jobs from the  sector. 

Earlier the  NITDA Director General  Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi  who  was represented by the  Director for standard  guidelines and frame work  Mr. Oladejo Oluwumi  explained that the  one day workshop was aimed at equipping  participants  with basic knowledge on regulations and to improve the  developmental initiative on ICT activities. Mr. Olade ladejo  Oluwumi emphasised that modern digital technology has changed the  boundaries in ICT  sector and called on the relevant  stakeholders  to fully contribute their quota  so as to add  more values in country's economy.

He also explained that the  National Digital Economy Policy and Strategy  (NDEPS)  was drawn with the objective of Leveraging digital  technology  for economic growth and development. 

Stakeholders brainstormed on adaption of digital transformation, Data protection and  National security, Emerging  technologies,  Digital inclusion and Innovation and Enterprenuership. 

Goodwill  messages were received from  AUN, Experts on ICT,  Members from the Academia  amongst others. 

Communique was later presented at the end of the stakeholders  engagement with the  call on the participants  to ensure the  development of  ICT  sectors is fully developed in order to  shape the society  and enhance the  economic  growth of the nation.


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