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Expert Lauds ICT Devt. In Nigeria


By Stellamaris Ashinze

Lagos – Mr Rogba Adeoye, Executive  Secretary, Information Technology Systems Security Professionals (ITSSP), on Monday  lauded  the development  of Information  Communications Technology (ICT) in the country.

Adeoye said in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that the  nation’s adoptions of new technology  had improved business and eased process in private and public work places.

He said that the basis of ICT was the power of computer in steady process and timely adoption of 5G to speed up processes  was commendable.

According to him, ”so, if government should adopt  technology  that would facilitate  business  within our environment  and future endeavour, it should  be acknowledged and applauded.

‘’We have every  reason  to be proud as a nation because  most universities in Nigeria have departments of Computer Science  that are producing  graduates that are rising  to the tasks.

‘’You cannot imagine if we have to be importing personnel  to render such services.

‘’It should  be noted that the services in question are of national importance. In fact, it is part of national critical  infrastructure  in ICT.

”Is it the BVN, NIN-SIM registration? We have the personal  capable of handling  the infrastructur, just name it.”

Adeoye  said that the challenge was serious infrastructure gap in areas of power and Internet penetration in the country, adding, ”this is also being worked upon seriously  by the state and Federal  Governments.

The Executive Secretary said that the way forward was to increase funding, urging,”the CBN should pay more attention to ICT.

”Nigeria is on the right part, so far so good’. (NAN)

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