Nigeria’s minister for planning, Udoma Udo Udoma assures Nigerians of web connectivity in all 774 LGs in 4 years.
The senior minister gave the reassurance at the 42nd Annual Conference of Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators of Nigeria (ICSAN) in Lagos on Thursday.
According to him, one of the many tasks supported by the Industrial Council is a mission to extend broadband penetration throughout all geopolitical zones of the nation.
The mission is meant to make sure that throughout the subsequent 4 years every single one of many 774 LGAs within the nation will likely be supplied with fiber connectivity.
He mentioned additionally that President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration had been working to extend web availability throughout all geopolitical zones of the nation by means of the help of the private sector.
Authorities have arranged an Industrial Coverage & Competitiveness Advisory Council (Industrial Council), with in-depth personal sector membership, as a car for partnering with the personal sector on the industrialization drive, Mr Udoma mentioned.
Recall that Nigeria’s Vice-president Yemi Osinbajo had earlier mentioned in July that the web space and different technological innovations would in future dictate the tempo of individual nations’ growth.
Osinbajo who spoke at Google for Nigeria in Lagos mentioned Nigeria and certainly, Africa should not be left behind within the growth around these new applied sciences.
We will likely be partnering Google and different expertise suppliers to realize the extent of connectivity that will match the creativity of our folks, Osinbajo mentioned.