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NCC, Digital Encode discuss innovation post-COVID-19 era


THE Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and Cybersecurity and Compliance advisory company, Digital Encode have indicated interest to partner with tech journalists to discuss innovation post-COVID-19 era.

The event, which holds October 15, will seek to discuss the needs for a fortified ICT sector after the COVID-19 era, and the level of preparedness of ICT stakeholders to embrace the challenge of being pivotal to the stability and growth of all other sectors.

According to the tech journalists, due to the pandemic and need to observe the COVID-19 protocol on social distancing, the event will be held via a Webinar.


This year’s theme, “Multi-stakeholder Approach to National Recovery Post-Pandemic”, is in line with the annual event’s generic theme, ‘NITRA Innovative Tech Forum’, a contribution by NITRA to the development of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) innovations and policies in Nigeria.

Executive Vice Chairman, NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta, is expected to deliver the keynote speech at the event and will throw more light on Federal Government’s plans, programmes and policies on post-pandemic strategies using ICT.

Dr. Adewale Obadare and Dr. Seyi Akindeinde, Founders of Digital Encode, while accepting to support the event expressed their readiness to offer their expertise in Cybersecurity for organisations to prepare against cyber- attacks with the new normal. They will also highlight areas that are high risks that need fortification in terms of cybersecurity.


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