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.

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  • Cheta God

    Somebody should please advise this minister and Lai Mohammed that we are concerned about their looks. They are not Iranians or Afghanistans. They are ministers of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Looking more Mohammedan than Mohamed is NOT part of their brief. They must look decent

    • Omooba

      Looks does not matter, performance is the key. Google current Canadian defense minister, you will see him in full turban and heavy facial hair. Who cares, look any way you want, just do your job diligently. It is time Nigerians should focus on performance of our office holders rather than looks, tribe or religion.