The Federal Government said it will assist Sokoto with expertise and other logistics to ensure rapid development of ICT in the state.
Adebayo Shittu, the minister of communication made this known when he visited Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal at the weekend'
“We will deploy logistics and personnel to assist the state government develop its ICT sector. Already, appreciable level of progress has been achieved but we hope to expand into critical areas like agriculture, education and healthcare delivery. We have also discussed issue of digitisation and our overall objective is to improve the socio-economic life of the people of the state using ICT,” a statement issued Sunday by Tambuwal’s spokesman, Malam Imam Imam, quoted the minister as saying.
According to Shittu, the FG is seeking to tap into vast talents available in Sokoto and other parts of the country to create an ICT hub, adding that the aim is to bring the benefit of ICT revolution to the Caliphate state.