November 29, 2022

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Pantami lauds ICT’s 17.92% contribution to GDP


The Minister of Communications and Digital Financial system, Prof Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami has applauded constant progress in ICT contributions to the nation’s Gross Home Product (GDP), which hit 17.92 % within the final quarter of 2020, and within the first quarter of 2021, and continued on a formidable trajectory.

Pantami who gave the figures on the opening of the Worldwide Telecommunication Union (ITU’s) – (International, Commonwealth and Improvement Workplace) FCDO Roundtable, and Technical Workshop on Constructing Capabilities for Sustainable and Inclusive Digital Transformation in Nigeria, stated this “proportion is unprecedented, and that is solely the contribution of ICT to our GDP with out calculating digital companies”.

Director, Public Affairs, Reuben Muoka in an announcement in Abuja identified that Pantami stated digital entry and connectivity have develop into a necessity, as they play an more and more important position in our on a regular basis lives and have develop into key drivers of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

In accordance with the assertion, he assured his viewers that the “federal authorities understands that giant non-public sector help, in addition to help from worldwide organisations, are important to allow us to grasp our lofty targets for Nigeria’s digital financial system and this has knowledgeable our resolution to associate with key worldwide organisations just like the ITU and FCDO.

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