Shittu, Comm. Minister Pledges to Partner NCS on IT Matters
ADEBAYO Shittu, minister of Communications, has avowed the present administration’s resolve to partner with the Nigeria Computer Society (NCS) on information technology (IT) related matters.
Shittu made the promise while welcoming in his office NCS delegation led by Professor Adesola Aderounmu, the president.
Minister said he welcomes positive and impactful ideas that will bring development and growth to Nigeria through IT.
According to him, the President Muhammadu Buhari’s Government would makes Local Content issue his priority to generate employment and capacity building for the young people.
Shittu reiterated that he was ready to learn, to listen, and collaborate with NCS in all IT related issues.
Ealier, Professor Aderounmu said that in its over Thirty Six (36) years of existence, the Nigeria Computer Society has gotten the Federal Government to pass Act Number 49 of 1993 establishing Computer Professionals Registration Council (CPN) which regulates the profession and practice of information technology in Nigeria.
He recalled that NCS also worked with the Federal Government to establish the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) which formulates policies and develops IT initiatives and recently worked with the Federal Government in establishing the Ministry of Communications Technology.