Thursday, May 22, 2014 6:06 pm
Seoul – Dr. Kwangsok Oh, Senior Research Fellow, National Information Society Agency (NIA), has called for the development of ICT and telecommunication industry in Nigeria to stop importation of products into the country.
Kwanasok, made the remark at a lecture, tagged “ICT Policy in Korea”, organised for participants of the 2014 e-government (Nigeria) capacity building programme on Thursday in Seoul.
The programme is organised by the Korea International Cooperation Agency to provide officials with national e-policy, e-strategy and management skills.
He said Nigeria still depended on importation of products in spite of its having the capacity to develop its own ICT and telecommunication industry.
“You cannot be satisfied with importing products, you have to develop your own ICT and telecommunication industry.
“The government must be fully committed to creating an information based society by initiating and following up projects to the letter.
“This commitment and strong will will create a culture of change and innovation for the society,” he said.