Digital Skills for Digital Nigeria – Minister 

Na'ankwat Dariem  Abuja

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Nigeria’s Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami with delegation from the Global Digital Literacy Council

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami  has emphasized  that Digital Economy for a Digital Nigeria cannot be achieved without Digital Skills.

The  Minister stated this in Abuja during a meeting with a delegation from the Global Digital Literacy Council .

The Global Digital Literacy team was at the Ministry to extend an invitation and induct the  Minister as a member of the Global Digital Literacy Council .

Also to invite him to attend the upcoming conference in Belgium to   further explore collaboration promote Digital Literacy and Skills Development in Nigeria.

The Minister while appreciating the guest for the visit, maintained that Digital Innovation is also key in achieving  Digital Economy for a Digital Nigeria.

Dr Pantami stated that the main function of the Ministry is to come up with policies and supervise its implementation, which prompted the Ministry to come up with the National Digital Economy Policy and Strategy (NDEPS) for a Digital Nigeria which was launched and unveiled by His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari GCFR late last year.

The NDEPS is made up of eight (8) pillars namely; Developmental Regulation; Digital Literacy and Skills Development; Service Infrastructure; Solid Infrastructure; Digital Services Development and Promotion; Soft Infrastructure; Digital Society and Emerging Technologies and Indigenous Content Development.

 

Peace PIAK