The President,  Digital Bridge Institute (DBI), Prof. Mohammed Ajiya was on Tuesday, part of panelists who unraveled facts beyond the surface atInternational Telecommunication Union’s (ITU) – (Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office) FCDO Roundtable and Technical Workshop on Building Capabilities for Sustainable and Inclusive Digital Transformation in Nigeria.

The workshop, held at Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja, had Prof. Ajiya and other panelists discussing Development of Digital Skills and Complementary Capabilities in Nigeria’s Digital Economy.

Focus of their discussion was on identifying digital skill gaps and how the country can effectively drive capacity development, digital learning and educational programs to realize the gains of digital transformation.

The panelists also discussed how to enhance the capabilities of stakeholders at the national level while supporting local initiatives and how to foster partnerships to access and maintain the resources required for a sustainable approach.

Dignitaries at the workshop included,  Prof. Ali Isa Pantami, Honourable Minster of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, Executive Vice Chairman and CEO, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Mr Kris Camponi, First Secretary, Head of Prosperity, Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO), United Kingdom, and Ms Anne-Rachel Inné, Regional Director for Africa and Liaison to United Nations Economic Commission for Africa and African Union, International Telecommunication Union (ITU).


Akin Ogunlade
Head, Public Affairs

24th August 2022