In line with Governor Yahaya Bello‘s roadmap in building a robust digital economy via new ideas and emerging technologies, a delegation of the Kogi State Government has today met and held important sessions with the National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA.
The Kogi state entourage led by the newly appointed Technical Assistant to the Governor on Private Sector and Digital Economy, Anthony Edogbo, was received by the Director General of NITDA, Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi, who also doubles as the Chief IT Officer of Nigeria.
The NITDA DG was glad to receive the Kogi state team, pledging massive collaboration in the areas of ICT Infrastructure, deployment of e-governance protocols, scholarships, youth empowerment programmes and trainings.
Th Director General of NITDA promised to partner Kogi State in the newly established National Centre for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics, as well as other projects and interventions of the national agency.
In the words of the Director General, “Governor Yahaya Bello is strategic in his approach by identifying youths and giving them strategic roles, from the Chief of staff to Commissioners and other aidees. By keying in to the digital economy agenda of the Federal Government, and by the appointment of a digital economy assistant. The future belongs to the youths, and as the youngest NITDA DG, a collaboration with the youngest Governor in Nigeria is a very welcome development”.