We Are Set For 4th Industrial Revolution – FG

By Chinenye Festus:-
The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami says Nigeria is ready to play in the 4th Industrial Revolution.
He stated this during the International Conference on Information Technology in Education 2020 organized by the Academia in Information Technology Profession (AITP) with a theme: Fostering IT Eco-system for Effective Realization of the 4th Industrial Revolution held today on Zoom Webinar.R
He also stated that the Federal Government is willing to partner Academia in Information Technology Profession (AITP) and other stakeholders for Nigeria to play an active role in the 4th Industrial Revolution era.
He said 4th IndustrialRevolution is a fusion of artificial intelligence (AI), robotics, Internet of Things (IoT), Quantum and Cloud computing, Big data, Intelligent Transport System and several other technologies noting that the theme of the conference is apt to the digital economy policy and strategy of Nigeria.
“We need to develop appropriate strategies to enable us to play an active and key role in the 4th Industrial Revolution era and develop the capacity of the people that would work in the new environment,” he added.
The Minister, who was represented by the Director Radio Monitoring & Survey, in the ministry, Engr. Kilyobas Binga pointed out that part of the preparation for the 4th Industrial Revolution was the Federal Government initiative to rename the Ministry as the Ministry of Communication and Digital Economy to deepen ICT and spur Nigerians to take a leading role in the 4th Industrial Revolution.

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