By Emmanuel Elebeke
The National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA, says it will make a formal presentation of the much anticipated Nigeria eGovernement Framework at this year’s eNigeria conference and exhibition, slated to hold between 18th to 20th November, 2014, in Abuja.
Announcing this, the Acting Head of Corporate Strategy and Research, NITDA, Dr. Vincent Olatunji, said the framework will be delivered by the Korean official, who have been partnering with the Federal Government in developing the framework within the last one year and will officially be handed to Nigerians through NITDA at eNigeria 2014.
He said the delivery of the Nigeria eGovernemnt Framework at the event will single out this year’s edition of eNigeria 2104 from previous editions.
According to him, this year’s event will have in attendance, President Goodluck Jonathan as the Special Guest of honour just as renowned Nigerian lead concept Chevrolet Volt electric car designer, Jelani Aliyu has been confirmed to deliver the keynote address.
The theme for this year’s event is: “Creating Market Opportunities for Indigenous ICT Products and Services”. With the increasing interest and growing participation of more organisations at the event, Olatunji said that this year’s event will feature no fewer than 30 exhibitors to showcase their solutions, products and services.
He added that a number of companies that participated at GITEX 2014 in Dubai, have already confirmed their participation at eNigeria 2104, while some other companies that could not make it to GITEX 2014 have also confirmed participation.
For the first time since the inception of eNigeria, he said there will be an international participation this year following Nigeria’s involvement as Official Country Partner at GITEX 2104, with the agency’s confirmation that the World Trade Center, in Dubai has already shown interest to be part of eNigeria 2014. As part of more innovations and new dimension to make the event more colourful, eNigeria 2014
will as well feature the National eGovernance Award which is supported by Nihilent, a leading global consulting and solutions integration company with specialty in delivering eGovernance value through collaborations.