The Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu has urged the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) to be more intent about the development of Nigeria’s digital economy. While commending the agency for their efforts, he encouraged them to embrace weighty digital innovations that would benefit and enhance the growth of businesses in the country.
The Director General of NITDA and the management staff paid a courtesy visit to the Governor at the Lagos State Government House where the governor spoke on the need to create an ecosystem that would enable businesses to stand strong through difficulties.
Assured that NITDA is keen on achieving this, the governor added that the agency would support the public and private sector to grow in all entirety. Kasifu Inuwa, the Director General of NITDA, also disclosed the Strategic Road Map and Action Plan, 2021-2024 designed to unleash the digital capacity of the state.
Lagos is home to over 400 startups valued at $2 billion. A conducive environment and appropriate regulations coupled with the right programmes would put the state at the top spot as Africa’s digital economy hub.