The Chief Executive Officer of MTN Nigeria, Mr Micheal Ikpoki has advised the Nigerian Government to start nurturing the enterprising spirits if the young starters in Ikeja computer village.
The Ikeja computer village has been named the largest ICT market cluster in West Africa. Mr Ikpoki who has analyzed that the market will stimulate growth in the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the Country. He said that Ikeja computer village is full of creative software developers and various services capable of contributing over 25 percent to the country’s GDP by 2025 if properly nurtured.
Oyeronke Oyetunde, General Manager, Regulatory Affairs at MTN Nigeria and President of Nigeria Internet Group (NIG) who represented Mr Ikpoki says that “computer village needs to be nurtured and encouraged not just here in Lagos State but spread around the country. According to her, ” there is more we can do at computer village. She added that the well attended event which was declared open by the Lagos state Governor, Akinwumi Ambode, who pointed out that the telecoms sector within a period of 15 years has grown from 400,000 telephone subscribers to over 150 Million active subscribers.
SOURCE: Technology Times.