By Kingsley I. Ilechukwu, Senior Correspondent, Lagos
Several ICT Industry Leading companies and chief executives have indicated their interest to grace the launch of the book: Drivers of Digital Prosperity and the eWorld Forum ’22 taking place on July 7, 2022, at the Oriental Hotel, Lekki, Lagos.
A number of ICT industry-leading companies and chief executives have indicated their interest to grace the launch of the book: Nigeria Drivers of Digital Prosperity and the World Forum 22, taking place on July 7, 2022, at the Oriental Hotel, Lekki, Lagos.
Besides a former Executive Vice-chairman of the Nigerian Communications Communication ( NCC) and current chairman of MTN Nigeria, who would chair the occasion, Dr. Ernest Ndukwe the current Executive Vice-chairman of the NCC, Professor Umar Danbatta shall present the leader paper on the theme: 4 G, 5G, Broadband Connectivity and the Economy.
Current secretary to the Akwa Ibom State Government, a former president of the Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria ( ALTON), chairman of Teldom, and leader in broadband connectivity advocacy Dr. Emmanuel Ekuwem had earlier confirmed he would attend the event.
He would be joined by other ICT industry icons such as founder of Chams Plc, a leading voice and player in the cashless society and business connectivity, Sir Demola Aladekomo and a futurist and Managing Director of New Horizons, a capacity-building company Tim Akano and founder and Chief Architect, Mobile Solutions, fondly referred to as ICT Oracle, Chris Uwaje.
Lagos State Commissioner of Science and Technology, Hakeem Fahn, and Engineer Muhammed Rudman have also confirmed to speak at the events.
Several corporate bodies, among them NCC, MTN Nigeria, ixPN, Nira, 9Mobile, MainOne, and ALTON have also lined up to support the book launch and the Forum.
ICT media top entrepreneurs and advocates, from the print and electronic constituencies including but not limited to members of the Nigerian Information Technology Reporters Association ( NITRA) are attending the event.