Video: Experts brainstorm on Minna, Suleja smart city


Rossana Poblet, UN-Habibat Consultant on Integrated Development Plan in Niger state addressing participants during the meeting

By Rita Iliya
Experts in smart city development and stakeholders in Niger on Wednesday meet to strategise on the Minna and Suleja smart city project.

News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Niger state government is partnering the United Nation Habitat to develop a smart city Project in the state.

Prof. Mustapha Zubairu, Coordinator, Niger State Urban Support Programme (SUP), said during the meeting that the engagement was for stakeholders to come up with modern city concept for the state.

Zubairu explained that the effort was to integrate Minna and Suleja to include all aspect of life such as youth and women, education, economic and social activities.

He said the concept would help to manage cities better and make homes  safer, with facilities to censor people in terms of crimes and fire incidents.

“The smart city project will commence with Minna…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria