The Nigeria Innovation Summit NIS 2019 has continued to garner supports and endorsements ahead of the August 20th and 21st event in Lagos.

Tony Ajah, National Coordinator NIS

The National Coordinator, Tony Ajah said on Tuesday, in a statement, that the latest partnership came from the Nigerian Communications Commission NCC, the country’s telecom regulator that has been on the vanguard for innovations, research and developments.

He added that according to NCC, supporting NIS is in line with its commitment to promoting ICT innovation and investment opportunities and facilitating strategic collaboration and partnerships to grow the economy.

He said that the Summit which was opened to participation would help Nigeria embrace innovation and move in the direction of digital transformation.

He said it would also be through the use of emerging technologies and trends, research, development, commercialisation, entrepreneurship and investments as the key drivers of an innovation ecosystem.