FG woos foreign investors for Nigeria’s ICT sector, smart cities


Mr Adebayo Shittu, Minister of Communications.

The Federal Government says it is discussing with investors from Russia and other countries on the need to invest in the development of Information Communication Technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart cities in Nigeria.

The Minister of Communications, Mr Adebayo Shittu said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on the side lines of the ongoing Transform Africa 2017 conference on ICT in Kigali, Rwanda.

NAN reports that a smart city is an urban development vision to integrate in ICT and Internet of Things (IoT) technology in a secure fashion to manage a city’s assets.

Shittu, who led the Nigerian delegate to the conference, was accompanied by Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama.

The conference is being attended by more than 3000 participants from different countries.

The participants include African…

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