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Pantami To Lead Nigeria’s Delegation To #GITEX 2020

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami will lead delegation from Nigeria to the Gulf Information Technology Exhibition (#GITEX), Dubai World Trade Centre (UAE), where young Nigerians who developed technology solutions will be presented to the world.

Nigeria and more than 80 countries will be participating at the 40th edition of the GITEX Technology Week holding from the 6th –10th December 2020. Led by the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Nigeria’s participation in GITEX 2020 is anchored on promoting youth-led enterprises to showcase innovations coming from its tech startups community, and the country’s strong policy-thrust on digital economy.

NITDA is offering full sponsorship to a number of startups across the country to participate in the Global Future Stars (GFS), a major highlight of GITEX 2020 offering a veritable window for the country’s startup community to leverage international exposure, angel investors and mentoring. Last year, one of sponsored startups, Chiniki won the top prize for AI solutions at the 2019 GFS.

Nigeria’s participation is anchored on promoting the energetic entrepreneurship of its young people and the strong push for digital economy.

GITEX will play host to: 1,200+ innovative tech enterprises, startups and government entities from 60+ countries; 200+ of the most active investors and VCs from 30+ countries and  350+ speakers from 30 countries live on-stage, delivering 280+ hours of powerful content.

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