The Government yesterday declared that it places international issues including climate change, digital divide, cyber-insecurity and crisis telecommunications at higher level of precedence in its change agenda, strategies and work programmes.

Secretary to Government of the Federation Babachir David Lawal stated this yesterday at Invention Africa Digital Summit 2016 (IAD) in Abuja.

He observed that in this age of e-government and digital inclusion, the current management is working towards a more associated authorities and a digital Nigerian society

Lawal noted that with the dwindling earnings in the oil and gas sector, the Government has realized more than ever before that telecoms and the ICT sectors are amongst the primary drivers for the social and economic development of Nigeria and playan essential part in improving access to fundamental services in all sectors of our national life.

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