Innovation, Entrepreneurship Key To Developing Digital Economy-Minister-TECH Central Nigeria
The Honourable Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami has reiterated the importance of promoting Digital Innovation and Digital Entrepreneurship, describing both as a basis for a Digital Economy to thrive.
“the National Digital Innovation and Entrepreneurship Policy is aimed at providing an enabling environment for indigenous innovation to thrive,” he said.
Adding that, Nigerian Startups are very creative and highly innovative, blessed with the capabilities of coming up with homegrown digital solutions that will address challenges in society.
The Minister maintained that the responsibility of government is to provide the right policy and enabling environment for digital innovation and entrepreneurship to thrive.
Pantami made this known today in the capacity as chief host while delivering the Keynote Address titled, the Digital Nigeria Vision at the National Digital Innovation and Entrepreneurship Policy Stakeholders Review Workshop.
The event was with the theme: Developing an Enabling Digital Innovation and Entrepreneurship Policy which is aim at fostering the Digital Innovation and Entrepreneurship Ecosystem in Nigeria, in line with the National Digital Economy Policy and Strategy for a Digital Nigeria.