African nations urged to invest more in ICT



Mr Mustapha Shehu, immediate past President, Federation of African Engineering Organisation (FAEO), has called on African Governments to initiate policies that would attract more private sector investment in ICT.

Shehu, a candidate for the post of president, World Federation of Engineering Organisation (WFEO), made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Abuja

He said the growth of private investment in ICT depended on the right environment being created by countries, adding that the sector was currently being driven by private investments globally.

Shehu called for a reform in the legal and administrative framework of African countries to attract more investors.

According to him, attracting more investment in the ICT could lead to more employment opportunities for the youths in the continent.

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