Innovation Is Valued And Rewarded In Nigeria – DG NITDA

SHALOM OLALEYE

The Director General, National Information Technology Development Agency, Kashifu Inuwa has called on a group of international investors in Germany  to invest in the Nigeria tech ecosystem.

He said this while speaking on the topic “Evolution of the Nigeria Tech Ecosystem”, a conversation with Ludwig von Bayern Startup Lions, Germany.

According to Inuwa, four comparative advantages made Nigeria’s future more promising than today.

Director General, NITDA, Kashifu Inuwa

“The future of Nigeria is much more promising than today due to the four comparative advantages the nation has over other countries of the world, adding that these four advantages could hardly be gotten anywhere else in the world. He said.

“There are four comparative advantages you will never get anywhere in the world but Nigeria. So, come to Nigeria and invest such that you can easily get these comparative advantages,”  

Listing the comparative advantages, the NITDA DG informed his audience that Nigeria’s large population and its emerging economic status, the level of support the government now gives to the tech ecosystem , its one of a kind youthful and talented population, and its high potential for social ,economic impacts positioned it at a pole-length as a suitable investment destination in Africa.