Tinubu Pushes For Tech Revolution To Accelerate Nigeria’s Economy 🎊 The Scoper Media

By AMINAT UMAR

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has unveiled a bold vision to harness technology as the cornerstone of Nigeria’s economic growth. Central to his strategy is the establishment of a comprehensive and accessible connectivity infrastructure, ensuring that every citizen can benefit from the digital revolution. This initiative underscores the government’s commitment to leveraging technological advancements to propel the nation forward and foster inclusive development.

Dr. Bosun Tijani, Nigeria’s Minister for Communications Innovation and Digital Economy, unveiled two pivotal initiatives aimed at transforming the nation’s digital landscape: Project774 and the National Broadband Alliance. Project774 seeks to enhance digital infrastructure across all 774 local government areas, ensuring nationwide access to cutting-edge technology. Meanwhile, the National Broadband Alliance aims to unify efforts from public and private sectors to expand high-speed internet access, driving economic growth and bridging the digital divide. Together, these projects represent a bold stride towards a more connected and digitally empowered Nigeria.

“President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has given us a clear mandate to ensure that we use technology to drive economic growth, and this requires a strong connectivity backbone for all citizens to access the internet,” Dr. Tijani stated. “This has inspired the launch of a number of initiatives, like Project774 and the National Broadband Alliance, to bridge the gap between unserved and underserved communities to ensure everyone can enjoy the benefits of a thriving digital economy.”

Project774 aspires to bridge Nigeria’s digital divide by bringing high-speed internet to every one of the country’s 774 local government areas. This initiative aims to ensure that all Nigerians, regardless of location, can participate in the digital economy, promoting inclusive growth and opportunities. By connecting remote and underserved regions, Project774 envisions a more integrated and prosperous future for the entire nation

 The National Broadband Alliance aims to foster a cooperative framework among key stakeholders, driving the expansion of broadband infrastructure and enhancing service quality across the nation. Through this collaborative effort, the alliance seeks to bridge connectivity gaps, ensuring high-speed internet access for all communities, and thereby propelling economic growth and technological innovation nationwide.

The ministry, in collaboration with the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and other key stakeholders, has been diligently transforming these initiatives into tangible results. Similarly, this collaboration highlights the government’s dedication to harnessing digital technologies for fostering economic growth and enhancing the quality of life across Nigeria.

 To cap it all, these initiatives aim to boost connectivity and create economic opportunities, especially in remote and underserved regions, ultimately supporting the broader goal of national development.