Jobs, GDP growth Nigerian ICT Ministry focus
Nigerian Communications Technology Minister Omobola Johnson says her ministry aims to significantly increase ICT sector contribution to GDP and contribute to job creation.
The Minister said that the sector had the potential to grow its contribution to GDP from the current 3.5% to 5% in the next four years.
In addition, it expected to see up to 1.3 million more jobs created in the sector in the same period.
She called for enabling laws focused on areas such as cyber crime and infrastructure damage to help her ministry achieve these targets.