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Nigeria: Private Sector Must Support ICT Growth – Ojobo


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Tony Ojobo, the Director of Public Affairs of the Nigeria Communications Commission, has asked the private sector to support the ICT developments as the veritable stages for occupation creation.

Ojobo decided while tending to State House journalists amid the presentation of 30 youthful Nigerian trend-setters at the Aso Villa Demo Day on Friday.

He said the ICT part would develop the country’s economy into billions of dollars gave a considerable measure of advancements could happen.

According to him, the private sector must bolster government as far as giving the genuinely necessary financing to these inventive Nigerians to take their products to a higher level.

He sited WhatsApp, which he said is a platform, an App, made by a young fellow; Google, made by a young fellow; Facebook, made by a young fellow, a 32-year-old man.

The need for this is that ICT has the ability to strengthen Nigeria if for occasion there is a great deal in that part as far as improvement.

He also made mention of Facebook, which today is about $30 billion, which is truly more than our outside store. Also, that is only one (high)- tech organization.

Ojobo communicated excitement at the visit of of Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg, saying it exhibited the earnestness of the occasion.

As indicated by Ojobo, no less than 16 million Nigerians are on Facebook with seven million of them every day users on the platform.

He included that 97 million Nigerians are on the web, making the nation the main in Africa utilizing the web.

“I need to energize the government of Nigeria to truly empower particularly the local ICT organizations to truly contribute more on this start up in light of the fact that the center is presently to make riches, fabricate limit furthermore to make more employments in this nation.

“So this is the most ideal route for the legislature to go if in the long run we need to take care of this issue.

“So it is an awesome occupation that the legislature is attempting to do.

“In any case, we require a greater amount of this particularly from the neighborhood ICT organizations in Nigeria.”


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