Pantami, Others to Speak on Rebooting Nigeria’s Economy

Isa Pantami

Today, Tuesday, July 28, 2020, at 2:00pm, the Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, will partake in a webinar themed Rebooting Nigeria’s Economy: The Way Forward.

He will be joined by other eminent professionals as panellists to share knowledge and insights on this very important topic to be discussed at the webinar to be moderated by Chinenye Mba-Uzoukwu, Managing Partner of GrandCentral.

The event is the second edition of Re-ignite Public Affairs National Dialogue Series in partnership with Businessday Media.

The second edition of 7-part virtual event is aimed at having a robust conversation about Nigeria’s economy.

As the nation marches towards her 60th independence anniversary, there is the need to review her progress in key sectors that have the extreme potential to catalyse national development especially in this era of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Rebooting Nigeria into a 21st-century knowledge economy is a major undertaking that requires all hands on deck.

Digital technologies are transforming every aspect of modern life and Nigeria needs to take advantage of these developments in order to become a leading player in the global digital economy by facilitating the diversification of the economy and the attainment of key national objectives of improving security, reducing corruption and expanding the economy.

The recent re-designation of the Ministry of Communications to the Ministry of Communication and Digital Economy is in line with global trends and indicative of a new vision by President Buhari to reposition Nigeria for the gains of the digital economy.

Convener of the webinar, Re-ignite Public Affairs, is Nigeria’s first full-service Public Affairs consulting firm headquartered in the capital city, Abuja.

RPA employs innovation in providing strategy-driven solutions aimed at enhancing democracy, good governance and effective stakeholders’ management.

The firm also poised to empower organizations with tools that enhance governmental and legislative relationships; shape public policy and public opinion towards achieving their business goals.

Re-ignite Public Affairs have a strong network of affiliates and partners across Africa thereby strengthening her foothold and capacity to operate anywhere in Africa.

Dipo Olowookere is a journalist based in Nigeria that has passion for reporting business news stories. At his leisure time, he watches football and supports 3SC of Ibadan. Mr Olowookere can be reached via dipo.olowookere@businesspost.ng

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