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Ogunsanya, Airtel boss to keynote NITEC 2016 tomorrow


Segun-OgunsanyaThe Managing Director of Airtel Nigeria, Segun Ogunsanya is expected to deliver the Keynote address at this year’s Nigeria International Technology Exhibition and Conference (NITEC 2016).

NITEC is scheduled to hold tomorrow and Thursday, at the Civic Centre, Ozumba Mbadiwe Street, Victoria Island, Lagos with the theme: ‘The Role of Disruptive Technologies in Catapulting the African Continent’s GDP.”

NITEC, according to the organisers is designed to be one of the largest yearly tech gathering in Nigeria and this maiden edition promises to be richly rewarding with over 50 confirmed speakers and panelists and over 500 registered guests.

The programed is expected to be a veritable platform to truly look at various disruptive technologies and how they can help Africa grow.

Other speakers for the programme included the Executive Vice Chairman, Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta; Acting Director-General, Nigeria Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Vincent Olatunji; Country Manager, Google, Juliet Ehimuan-Chiazor;
SSA to the President on Job Creation, Afolabi Imoukhuede; CEO, Emerging Platforms Group, Kola Aina; President, Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NIRA), Sunday Folayan; Founder,, Nnamdi Ekeh.

Others are MD, Rack Centre, Tunde Coker; Co-Founder, Chopup Games, Zubair Abubakar; Founder,, Simeon Ononobi; CEO, Precise Financial Systems, Yele Okeremi; CEO, Future Software, Nkem Begho;, Co-Founder, TechQuest, Charles Emembolu and many more.

The programme is supported among others by NCC, NITDA, Zinox Group, NIRA, Airtel Nigeria, Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria (ISPON),, The Guardian, Emerging Platforms, Precise Financial Systems, Lenovo, among others.

According to the organisers, NITEC 2016 will be a fusion of the public and private sectors as well as the start-ups and student communities and the ultimate purpose will be to better position Africa/Nigeria for the 4th revolution.

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