President Muhammadu Buhari has received the first Nigeria-made cell phone named ITF Mobile.
The cellphone was presented to the president by the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Otunba Niyi Adebayo, prior to the commencement of the weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Presenting the product, the minister said it was produced by the Electrical/Electronics Technology Department of the Industrial Training Fund’s (ITF) Model Skills Training Centre, using locally sourced components.
“Twelve indigenous mobile cell phones produced by the Model Skills Training Centre of the Industrial Training Fund; an agency under Ministry of Industry Trade and Investment was launched.
“It gives me great pleasure, Mr President, to present you with one of the phones,” Adebayo said.
Also before the FEC meeting, the president had also presided over the swearing-in ceremony of Mohammed Dattijo Usman, as a Commissioner for the National Population Commission (NPC) and Wakil Bukar, as commissioner of the Federal Civil Service Commission (FCSC).