By Emma Elebeke
About 225 delegates from other Commonwealth nations will converge in Abuja for the 2013 Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation, CTO Forum to brainstorm on broadband and innovations in technology.
Also expected at the annual event are: 20 ministers responsible for Communications and ICTs in their various countries, regulators and other top government officials from the member nations of the Commonwealth.
The annual CTO forum is the flagship event of CommonWealth Telecommunications Organization Forum designed to promote, facilitate and guide member countries in using ICTs to deliver effective development interventions. It also has a key role in leading ICT developments across the member countries.
The theme of the event is, ‘Innovation Through Broadband’’.
Speaking on the event, the Executive Vice Chairman of Nigerian Communication Commission, NCC, Engr. Eugene Juwah said, that the choice of Nigeria as the host of the annual event was a demonstration of the interest and the rating of Nigeria within the international telecommunication community, adding that the event presents Nigeria another unique opportunity to demonstration its hospitality and potentials in various fields of human endeavour.
‘‘Nigeria is proud to have been given privitober, 2013.