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NITDA begins E-governance training in Nasarawa

National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA has commenced capacity building training for Stakeholders to develop a master plan on E- governance for Nasarawa State.

At the opening of the workshop in Lafia, Director General of NITDA, Dr. Inuwa Kashifu said the master plan will serve as a clear cut to guide the state to a World Digital Transformation through knowledge based economy.

He stated that Nasarawa was among the three states that were chosen for the E- Governance master plan based on some remarkable economic blue prints Governors of the respective states have put in place.

The Director General represented by the Director E- Governance and Regulation of NITDA, Dr Vincent Olatunji explained that the master plan will serve as a framework towards implementation of the Nasarawa Economic Development Strategy.

While calling on participants at the workshop to come up with inputs based on the peculiarities of the state the Director General also pointed out that the master plan on E- Governance if developed, is focused on wealth creation through exploring critical areas such as power, transport, health education, solid mineral, agriculture, industry and trade among others.

Director General Nasarawa State Bureau for Information and Communication Technology Mallam Ibrahim Shehu described the initiative as an unprecedented steps towards placing Nasarawa State a strong economic pedestrian on the global map.

The team from the National Information Technology Development Agency NITDA paid a courtesy visit to the Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi Sule.

Chris

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