The standard-bearer for the All Progressive Congress (APC) in the 2023 presidential election, Bola Tinubu, has outlined his plan for a digital revolution that will transform Nigeria into Africa’s first smart nation..
The Director General of the Youth in Technology Support Organization, Mr. Josh Audu, made it known in a statement on Saturday in Abuja.
Audu said Tinubu has set up a smart nation program office and website to lead change in reviving the nation with the initiative.
He quoted the APC standard bearer as saying, “This is a continuation of my plan and policies for a new Nigeria. I am in charge of the national renaissance agenda, which aims to champion the new Nigeria of our dreams.
“This aims to set goals such as becoming Africa’s first world-class technology-driven state and a transformation plan to become a smart nation, using technology to transform how our families, businesses.
“We must lead the way in visualization, imagination and innovation in Nigeria if we are to fully appreciate the limitless opportunities that come with smart nation and digital realities,” Tinubu was quoted as saying by Audu.
According to the Director General, the Bola Ahmed Tinubu Center for the Smart Nation Initiative confirmed Tinubu as a master builder and visionary.
He said that Tinubu would take Nigeria to a new height, with his love of technology and creativity.
A website has been set up for volunteers to sign up and become smart nation ambassadors and learn soft skills, as well as help spread smart nation awareness in their neighborhood, according to the statement.