By Etuka Sunday
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) and Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST) are set to commission eleven (11) more completed projects across the country.
Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami is scheduled to commission the completed projects virtually for the digital economy sector on Tuesday, August 11, 2020.
The Completed Projects awaiting commissioning by the Minister are:
Emergency Communications Center (ECC), Ilorin, Kwara State; Emergency Communications Center (ECC), Calabar, Cross River State; School Knowledge Center (SKC), GDSS, Gombe State; Tertiary Institution Knowledge Centre (TIKC), Delta State University, Abaraka; Virtual Examination Center, University of Maiduguri.
Others are: Information Technology Innovation Centre, Kogi State University; Information Technology Capacity Building Centre, College of Education, Jigawa; Information Technology Capacity Building Centre, FUTO, Imo State; e-Health/Data Sharing Center, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, Bauchi; New Neighborhood Post Office, Delta State and Remodeled National Mail Exchange Centre, Mbiama, Bayelsa State.
Recall, Dr. Pantami on Thursday, July 23, 2020 commissioned six completed Projects across the country to drive a digital Nigeria.
The commissioned projects include the;
Tertiary Institution Knowledge Centre Enugu State Polythecnic
Information Technology HUB Development, University of Lagos
NIGCOMSAT Northwest Regional Office Kaduna State
Emergency Communications Centre KadunaIT Community Centre , Daura, Katsina State
IT Hub Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria.
Special Guests of Honour, Honourable Ministers of Works and Housing , Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN) and the Honourable Minister of Finance Budget and Planning, Hajiya Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed in their brief remarks, were unanimous in their commendation of the laudable efforts of Dr Pantami, in ensuring and sustaining the synergy among the Agencies and Parastatals under his purview which has brought about unprecedented milestones in the sector under his leadership.