More corporate organisations have continued to key into the ICT Growth Conference 2.0 being organized by the Nigeria Information Technology Reporters Association (NITRA) and scheduled to hold at the Lagos Oriental Hotels on September 29, 2022.
As of today, companies that have confirmed their support for the conference with its theme of “Creating A Digital Ecosystem in Nigeria: The Hurdles, The Gains”, include Galaxy Backbone, 9mobile, SecureID, Rack Centre, Arravo Global Services and Phase 3 Telecoms.
Confirming this in a statement, Chairman of NITRA, Mr. Chike Onwuegbuchi, said the support of these companies will add pep to the conference as they will bring their wealth of knowledge in Cloud Computing, financial security, social engineering, Data Center, telecommunication, and other relevant fields to the conference, and join the dialogue on the growth ingredients needed to drive the country towards a digitized society.
“Specifically, the Forum will offer stakeholders the opportunity of reassessing and reinvigorating some policies to make maximum impact in the growth of ICT in Nigeria. This is a growth conference, and stakeholders will be allowed to speak out on what the growth indices should be,” Mr. Onwuegbuchi noted.
He explained that the Conference is germane to the present realities in Nigeria as both the industry regulators and the supervisory Ministry are working assiduously to set Nigeria on the apex list of digitally empowered countries and make it a forerunner in the global technology index.
Being the 2nd edition, the ICT Growth Conference 2.0 will have the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Pantami as the Lead Speaker. Other industry personalities expected to be at the conference are Prof. Umar Danbatta, Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Mal. Inuwa Kashifu, Director-general of NITDA, CEOs of other government and private ICT companies, the Media including the full membership of NITRA and other stakeholders in the industry, including COOs, CIOs, CFOs, CROs and CCOs.