Gov. Ugwuanyi tops nominee for 2021 Nigeria Tech Innovation & Telecom Awards

By AdvocateNews on 17/11/2021

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Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State is among the top nominees for the 2021 Nigeria Tech Innovation and Telecom Awards (NTITA) which celebrates Nigeria’s most profound digital leaders.

Nigeria’s most prized Information Technology (IT) and Telecoms event, which will hold in Lagos on Friday, also has the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami as another top nominee for the prestigious award. 

The annual event which operates as a collaborative platform with stakeholders majorly from the Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON) and the African Digital Economy Forum (ADEF) will confer Gov. Ugwuanyi with the coveted ICT Governor of the Year award. 

Interestingly, Enugu is also leading the list for Tech Innovation Hub of the Year (Mentoring & Capacity Building); and Emerging Leaders in Innovation/Tech Advisory (Public Sector). 

According to reports, “Gov. Ugwuanyi’s consistent leverage on technology and strong ICT policy-thrusts to rework the economic future of Enugu State has drawn much admiration, earning the south eastern state top spot in the national drive towards a digital economy.

“The state has multiple nominations in NTITA 2021 including Tech Innovation Hub of the Year and Emerging Leaders in Science, Technology & Innovation (STI) in Public Sector." &

In a statement by the Chief Executive Officer of InstinctWave, Africa’s premium B2B event and media specialists, Mr. Akin Naphtal, “Enugu is not an entirely surprising revelation. Unbeknownst to many people, the state has demonstrated strong focus on youth development and soft skill building. 

“It has one of the best strategic collaborative drives to provision digital infrastructure and services. In addition, it has a robust policy thrust for fostering entrepreneurs and delivering of the best ‘Ease of Doing Business’ in Nigeria that has been recognized by the World Bank and other global institutions. This has really impressed the 2021 NTITA jurors”. 

This year’s award categories includes Nigeria ICT Governor of the Year; Digital Leader of the Year; Public Sector ICT Woman of the Year; Public Sector ICT CEO of the Year; Broadband Oxygenator of the Year; Telecom CEO of the Year; ICT First Lady for 2021; Tech Innovation Hub of the Year (Mentoring & Capacity Building); Emerging Leaders in Innovation/Tech Advisory (Public Sector); Emerging ICT CEO for 2021; Most Innovative and ICT Focused State 2021; Most Innovative Operator 2021; and a host of other awards.

Posted 17/11/2021 7:15:39 PM

 

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