The National Information Technology Development Agency(NITDA) said to achieve a vibrant digital economy, there is need to build the capacity of civil servants that will implement the e- Government master plan.
The Director General of NITDA, Kashifu Inuwa stated this at the closing of 2021 service wide capacity building programme.
According to him, from aligning to the global trend to move to E-Government, countries need a clear and defined agenda and supporting process to drive change and leverage technology.
“Under the leadership of our able Honourable Minister Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, Nigeria has a clear agenda in National Digital Economy Policy and strategy (NDEPS) to achieve change and leverage technology in building a vibrant digital economy.”
I am delighted to be part of the champions’ day celebration and closing of the service-wide capacity-building programme on e-government.”
He disclosed that Digital technologies have brought about unprecedented opportunities to drive efficiencies, enable automation and change how society interacts and engages in all facets of life.
While noting that the pace of change is advancing as well as citizen expectations. Globally, governments need to transform their operations to be more accessible, transparent, and accountable