The Nigerian Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isah Pantami, on Tuesday, made known the Nigerian government’s aim of achieving 95% digital literacy by 2030.
In a stakeholder’s meeting in Abuja, Hon Pantami noted that the Nigerian digital economy can receive a boost from netizens if they are creative enough to imitate indigenous solutions.
Pantami, who encouraged Nigerians to sharpen their skills with relevant knowledge, applauded start-up digital companies’ efforts, describing their innovative solutions as timely.
The Minister, therefore, urged Nigerians to sharpen their skills with relevant knowledge and commended start-up digital companies, saying their
“This contributes to shaping our thinking toward not only maximizing our socio-economic opportunities as a people but also creating a platform for advancing tech-driven entrepreneurship towards national development,” said the minister.
“Information technology is a wide-ranging tool that is already transforming every walk of life,” Pantami said, urging more Nigerians to develop ideas that would fast-track the achievement of a digital Nigeria.