The Federal Government of Nigeria has kicked off through the Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy under the leadership of Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, Minister of Honor, to enable the development of National Digital Economy Policy and Strategy (NDEPS). A pioneering program that trains members of the Kano Executive Council on electronic governance and
The Federal Government of Nigeria has kicked off through the Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy under the leadership of Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, Minister of Honor, to enable the development of National Digital Economy Policy and Strategy (NDEPS). A pioneering program that trains members of the Kano Executive Council on electronic governance and digital transformation.
The program was launched to provide state government officials with special training in adopting the latest technology to improve performance at all levels while servicing the general public.
The two-day event, which began on August 2, 2021, included Governor Kano, Dr. Abdullah Umar Gandje, his adjutant, Dr. Nasir Yusuf Gauna, Secretary of State, Alhaji Usman Alhaji, Commissioner, And other members attended. State Executive Council.
While giving a speech, Dr. Ganduje thanked the federal government, especially the ministry, for bringing various initiatives, including training for more than 1000 young people on digital skills and other support provided by the state.
The Governor praised Dr. Pantami for matching words and actions, and electronic governance training was the result of a visit to Abuja’s Telecommunications Digital Economy Complex, with the potential for cooperation and partnership with the ministry to promote ICT. He added that he started talking about. Development in Kano.
He also hinted at the government’s commitment to implementing ICT policies in the state. According to him, ICT is an important element of governance, and his administration ensures that states leverage the immense benefits of electronic governance and digital technology by simplifying government operations and limiting government spending. I make every effort to do it.
“The old government system does not advance the nation, so it is imperative to apply the new system used around the world,” he said. The governor ensured that he would continue to come up with ways to streamline government operations and reduce the cost of administrative operations.
In his keynote speech, Dr. Pantami said it was the first training at the state level in Nigeria and that there was no better starting point than Kano. Kano is Nigeria’s most populous state and the center of commercial nerves in northern Nigeria.
He said historically that the people of Kano have always been known to be diligent and diligent. “They were one of the first people to set up a major industry and conglomerate in Nigeria, trading food and beverages, textiles and footwear, tans, ceramics and furniture,” he added.
Dr. Pantami said that with the launch of the program, members of the Kano State Executive Committee will be the first beneficiaries, and ultimately, Kano will be able to develop a powerful digital economy and have a transformative impact on the state and the country as a whole. Said.
In light of the global trend in the provision of government services, which is increasingly characterized by the digitization of processes, the Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy has a vision for Nigeria’s E-Government Master Plan (Ne-GMP). Said to have developed. Creating a world-class open, digitized government that connects people to promote administrative efficiency, civil service response and governance transparency that will improve the quality of life for Nigerians. “
“This is in line with the ministry’s mission to leverage ICT to increase governance transparency and improve the quality and cost-effectiveness of public service delivery in Nigeria. This plan will make the country competitive. It was created with concrete strategies to improve the quality of life of citizens by enhancing, promoting market economy, promoting participatory democracy and increasing public sector transparency.
“These strategies include increasing the number of public sector personnel trained in e-government and publishing e-government initiatives at the federal and state levels. Therefore, to help achieve this goal. Various capacity building programs have been developed. “
Dr. Pantami said the National Digital Economic Policy and Strategy (NDEPS) was developed and launched in 2019 to relocate the Nigerian economy to take advantage of the many opportunities offered by digital technology. “This is in line with President Muhammadu Buhari’s vision of diversifying Nigeria’s economy from its dependence on the oil and gas sector,” he said.
“As you may know, NDEPS is fixed at eight (one of the pillars is to large-scale Nigerians from all life jobs to be able to acquire digital literacy and other digital literacy. A pillar of digital literacy and skills that provides support for policies to train in. The purpose of NDEPS is for employees in the public sector to develop and use digital tools and applications to improve the delivery of government services. To support training and capacity building.
“In addition, the pillar of service infrastructure provides support for government digital services and the provision of a robust digital platform to drive the digital economy. This pillar is for governments to interact with citizens and investors. We support the provision of online platforms. We support the deployment of government digital services and paperless systems. The main purpose of the pillar of service infrastructure is to implement an electronic government master plan, “he added.
Dr. Pantami also seized the opportunity to thank President Muhammad Buhari of the GCFR for his vision, leadership and unwavering support. We are most grateful that Parasta Tatars have been achieved without the continued support of the President. “
FG provides Kano EXCO members with training in electronic governance and digital transformation
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