The President and Chairman of Council of the Computer Professionals Registration Council of Nigeria (CPN) Ibrahim Tizhe, hasÂ confirmed participation as the Chairman of occasion at the ground breaking debate on the brunt of the global economic meltdown on the nationâ€™s ICT industry.
The forum tagged â€œAn Evening with Tech Legendsâ€œÂ is a platform for leaders in the nationâ€™s in information Communications technology (ICT) sector to debate issues, trends, developments and highlight the impact, proffer solutions and innovations and advise firms operating inÂ the country as possible way forward in a downturn world In a letterÂ signed by S. A.Â Shehu Registrar/Secretary to Council, confirming the attendance of the President, read in part â€œCouncil is willing to associate with events and programmes where the issue of the future of Information Technology in Nigeria could be discussed because it is of utmost importance to the Information Technology professionals and germane to sustainable development of our potentially great country, Nigeria â€.
â€œAdditionally, the event is timely because of the global economic crisis and the need for the country to pay attention to the development of other sectors in order to boost our economyâ€ the letter concluded.
Meanwhile, Don Pedro Aganbi, Managing Consultant, Technology Africa, Organises of the forum stated that Mr. Tizhe is a consummate and thoroughbred professional, a banker who has made substantial inroad in his chosen field, Computer Science as well as others areas especially management. He is currently Principal Manager, (Information Systems) with the Nigerian Agricultural, Co_operative and Rural Development Bank Limited, Kaduna.
He said that the theme of the gathering “sustaining the ICT sector growth in a downturn world” was chosen in recognition of the challenges the global economic situation posed for businesses particularly those operating in developing countries such as Nigeria.