PMB Declares eNigeria Conference Open
President Muhammadu Buhari is set to declare open the eNigeria conference today.
The Nigeria’s number one citizen’s declaration will further advance the agenda for promoting digital economy, emerging technologies and effective regulations as basis for Nigeria’s entry into the digital economy.
Themed: “Promoting a digital economy in an era of emerging technologies through effective regulations”. The Conference, Exhibitions and Awards is holding inside the International Conference Centre, Abuja from today,5th to 7th of November, 2018.
The 11th Edition of eNigeria is to propelthe development, access to digital products and services to citizens thereby, creating Africa’s largest single digital market by 2020.
eNigeria is the Nation’s annual IT Flagship conference and exhibition forum which serves as a melting pot for the best brains and ideas in Public, Private and Non-Governmental sector, organised by the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA).
The National Information Technology Development Agency, (NITDA) is the Federal Government arm responsible for regulating, developing and implementing the National IT Policy in collaboration with relevant stakeholders. It provides a platform for brainstorming on emerging technologies, local innovation and relevant ICT issues for the socio-economic development of Nigeria. It is also a platform that brings together professionals, industry players, innovators, startups, policy makers, investors and stakeholders generally with participants cutting across borders. It serves as a veritable platform for the takeoff of indigenous software, networking, exposure, intellectual discussions and policy direction.
Speakers at the event include, the Minister of Communications, Barrister Abdur-Raheem Adebayo Shittu, who is also the Chief Host and the Director General of the NITDA, Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, who is the Host and Convener of eNigeria 2018.
Other speakers are drawn from the Academia, Government, public and private sectors, Regulatory Agencies, financial institutions, ICT Hubs, International organisations, among others.