Nigeria is set to host to 54 African nations and other continental Internet governance stakeholder blocs at the 2023 Africa Internet Governance Forum (AfIGF-2023) in Abuja, from 18th to 21 September.

Director, Public Affairs Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, Reuben Muoka, in a statement said this year’s event, being the 12th edition of the annual forum, with the theme, “Transforming Africa’s Digital Landscape: Empowering Inclusion, Security, and Innovation”.

He added that the Forum will serve as a platform for dialogue and collaboration on Internet Governance among various sectors and regional initiatives to advance digital connectivity, address Internet Governance challenges, and empower Africa through digital transformation.

According to the statement, the event will be preceded by the African Youth Internet Governance Forum, which will take place from 13 to 18 September.