Experts to Discuss Tech Innovation at Nigeria ICT Impact CEO Forum

Experts to Discuss Tech Innovation at Nigeria ICT Impact CEO Forum

Nosa Alekhuogie

Experts, among whom are chief executive officers of information and communications technology (ICT) firms, will be discussing technology innovation and making bold predictions of the sector at the forthcoming Nigeria ICT Impact CEO forum in Lagos.

The outcome of their deliberations will help governments at all levels make informed decisions, according to the organisers of the forum.

The Editor-in-Chief of ICT Watch Magazine, Tayo Adewusi, who is the organiser, said in a statement that the event would assess how technology influences business and project into the future.

The Minister of Communications, Innovation and Digital Economy, Dr. Bosun Tijani, is expected to be the special guest of honour at the event while Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde will billed as chairman.

The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta will deliver a keynote, while Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, will be the guest governor.

Adewusi said the Africa Digital Awards, which is in its 11th year would be held simultaneously with the Nigeria ICT Impact CEO Forum, which is an established platform where distinguished individuals, government agencies and state governors who have contributed to ICT development, would be recognised and honoured. 

The Managing Director of Galaxy Backbone, Prof. Muhammed Abubakar is expected to present a paper on ‘Providing Concrete Examples of the Potential Use of Big Data for Monitoring the Indicators Associated with Sustainable Development Goals ((SDGs)’, while the CEO of VDT, Biodun Omoniyi, will deliver a paper on ‘Big Data and the Internet: How ISPs are Using Analytics to Help Customers’. 

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