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The Executive Vice Chairman of Globacom, Mrs. Bella Disu, says the company is poised to help drive the realization of the Federal Government’s digitalization agenda.

She stated this at the launch of Nigeria’s Digital Economy Report themed ‘Driving Economic Growth through Digital Transformation’ on Thursday at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja.

Mrs Disu, who emphasized the importance of Nigeria continuing to harness the transformative powers of emerging technologies, disclosed Globacom’s plan to enable technological advancement in the country.

lucrative roles in the sector. In entrepreneurship and start-ups, through fintech and content creation and startups, the opportunities are vast,” she pointed out, and pledged Globacom’s continued support for the sector.

Mrs Disu commended the Minister of Communications, Innovation and Digital Economy, Dr. Bosun Tijani, and the Executive Vice Chairman of NCC, Dr. Aminu Maids, for show commitment and political will to address the challenges in the telecom industry.

Also speaking at the event, Dr Bosun Tijani, said with Nigeria’s huge population and resources, the country was well placed to play a critical role in a connected economy. “We can only do that by diversifying our economy and strengthening technical efficiency. This is why there is immense focus on digitalizing our economy and accelerating development in sectors like agriculture and mining to improve quality of education so we can improve learning outcomes and as such deepen pour workforce, improve on transportation and infrastructure so that our economy can get the backbone that is required to make it work for our people”, the minister stated.

The Digital Economy Report was presented by GSMA Africa and the World Bank.

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