Nigeria aims to achieve 95 percent digital literacy by 2030

The Nigerian Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isah Pantami, on Tuesday, made known the Nigerian government’s aim of achieving 95% digital literacy by 2030.

In a stakeholder’s meeting in Abuja, Hon Pantami noted that the Nigerian digital economy can receive a boost from netizens if they are creative enough to imitate indigenous solutions.

Pantami, who encouraged Nigerians to sharpen their skills with relevant knowledge, applauded start-up digital companies’ efforts, describing their innovative solutions as timely.

The Minister, therefore, urged Nigerians to sharpen their skills with relevant knowledge and commended start-up digital companies, saying their 

“This contributes to shaping our thinking toward not only maximizing our socio-economic opportunities as a people but also creating a platform for advancing tech-driven entrepreneurship towards national development,” said the minister.

“Information technology is a wide-ranging tool that is already transforming every walk of life,” Pantami said, urging more Nigerians to develop ideas that would fast-track the achievement of a digital Nigeria.

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