As part of events to mark Nigeria’s 50th Independence Day anniversary celebrations, Technology Africa leading information technologies content providers in collaboration with e-Business Life Magazine and TechTrends,the leading ICT e-mpowerment center, are set to unveil a documentary on the transformation of Nigeria’s Information communications technologies industry since independence till date.
The event which is slated to hold on September 23 and 24, 2010 will feature a lecture series and the unveiling of a documentary on 50 years of ICT sector in Nigeria.
Briefing media executives recently, Chief Executive Officer, Technology Africa, Don Pedro Aganbi, said that the documentary, which is the first of its kind will bring together will focus on how the telecom, software and hardware industries
According to him, the Nigerian ICT industry has evolved from a very humble beginning at independence and has grown to a point where it has given Nigeria a pride of place among the comity of nations. “It is in this regard that we think the activities of the drivers of the sector be documented and broadcasted to the whole world,” Aganbi said.
The documentary, which will also be in print in the October edition of e-Business Life Magazine, will be a reference point for those who will want to know the true story of pioneers and revolutionaries in the hardware, software and telecom industry
Aganbi also said that the event a lecture on the ICT industry since independence and a dinner with top 50 ICT brands. Tagged “Nigeria’s Top 50 Brands @50, in collaboration with the federal ministry of information and communications, he added.
Also speaking Publisher, e-Business Life, Mrs. Ufuoma Emuophedaro noted that the ICT sector has been a major ace in the development of the Nigerian economy therefore making it very important that the drivers of the sector be celebrated.
She further noted that the pace of transformation in the industry coupled with the significance of a golden jubilee makes this an appropriate time to document the unique happenings and those who propelled the industry since independence. “We need to celebrate our own and project a positive image of the Nigerian ICT sector to the rest of the world in order to sustain the growth beyond 2010,” she said.
In addition, Mr. Kenneth Omeruo,Founder www.techTrendsng.com supports the initiative and that it will be a material for reference and for global consumption and that the documentary will be made available on the social media and the internet.
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