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NITDA reaffirms commitment to ICT infrastructure redeployment in North East

By Peter Oluka   |   14 October 2016   |   2:41 am
Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami

Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami

Dr. Isa Pantami, director general of National Information Technology Development Agency, (NITDA) has stated that the Agency would be carrying out the presidential directive on the redeployment of Information Communication Technology, (ICT) infrastructures destroyed by Boko Haram militants in the North Eastern zone of the country.

He disclosed this while receiving in his office the Management of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University paid him a visit to felicitate with him on his recent appointment as the Director General of NITDA.

Dr. Pantami maintained that the directive to develop the ICT infrastructure in the North East in the aftermath of the wanton destruction caused by Boko Haram insurgency has become necessary because the directive has not only come from the president but top senior government officials including the speakers of House of Representative, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara and chairman House on ICT, Hon. Muhammed Onawo.

He said the Agency would be complimenting the efforts of the government in rebuilding the zone.

He, however, added that federal character would be the guiding principle of his administration in deploying ICT infrastructures to states across the federation.

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