The Minister of Communication and Digital Economy Isa Pantami has called on Nigerians to transform their businesses by embracing new technologies and leveraging on opportunities offered by African Continental Free Trade Area, AfCFTA.
Pantami made the call at the 3rd edition of annual Stakeholders Local Content Roundtable Technology Fair in Abuja.
The programme, sponsored by FinTrak Software is tagged: “Patronage of Nigerian Software in the Context of AFCFTA and the Local Content Policy.”
The Minister, who was represented by a Director in the ministry, Tope Fashademi also urged Nigerians to embrace and implement the provisions of the Nigeria Local Content Policy of the Federal Government in all MDAs and Private sectors of the economy.
Pantami reiterated that the Ministry instituted the Local
Content in ICT Policy by developing and launching the guidelines for Nigeria
Content Development, ICD in ICT on December 2013.