NCS urges ad­vance­ment of Nigeria’s dig­i­tal fu­ture

Daily Trust - - IT WORLD - From Nahimah Ajikanle Nu­rudeen, La­gos

The Nigeria Com­puter So­ci­ety (NCS) has stressed the need for stake­hold­ers in the Nige­rian In­for­ma­tion and Com­mu­ni­ca­tions (ICT) sec­tor to work to­wards the ad­vance­ment of the coun­try’s dig­i­tal ad­vance­ment.

NCS’s Pres­i­dent, Pro­fes­sor David O. Adewumi dur­ing an high level meet­ings with crit­i­cal stake­hold­ers in La­gos, noted that ad­vanc­ing Nigeria’s dig­i­tal fu­ture is cru­cial for so­cial and eco­nomic growth.

Ac­cord­ing to him, to push this agenda NCS re­cently met with the House Com­mit­tee on ICT Chair­man, Engr. Ibrahim Shehu Gusau, Sys­temSpecs CEO, John Tani Obaro and Pre­cise Fi­nan­cial Sys­tems MD, Yele Ok­eremi in sep­a­rate vis­its.

At the vis­its where views were ex­changed and shar­ing of the rel­e­vant strate­gic pro­grams of NCS, Adewumi ob­served that though Nigeria has come a long way in term of ICT, it is fraught with many chal­lenges.

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