Osinbajo seeks effective use of digital technology in mass education, healthcare


By Chijioke Okoronkwo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has called for improved deployment of digital technology for mass education and healthcare.

Osinbajo’s spokesman, Laolu Akande, in a statement on Saturday in Abuja, said the Vice President spoke at the United Bank for Africa (UBA) Group Chairman’s Forum for 2022, held at the Transcorp Hilton, Abuja.

The Vice President said that Nigeria had experienced significant growth in the use of digital technology and in number of technology companies.

“Beyond all, of the successes that we are seeing, we need to educate a large number of people and train teachers.

“That’s going to be a major issue in all of this especially in states where we have a large number of out-of-school children,” he said.

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Osinbajo said that providing more access to education and healthcare services to a larger number of the population had to be technology driven to ensure maximum impact.

He restated Nigeria’s…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria