The President and Chairman of Council, Mr. Kole Jagun has advised government to invest more in research & development (R&D). He gave the advice while delivering a goodwill message at this year’s Nigeria Computer Society (NCS) International Conference.He said the conference theme; ‘Smart, Secure and Sustainable Nation’, reflects the need for t.he government not to pay lip services, but must be intentional about this by developing effective strategies.


Mr. Jagun said, to achieve the Smart, Secure, and Sustainable Nation that the nation desires, the government, the citizens, the IT ecosystem, and the business environment must invest in relevant technologies to compete in the global space. This approach, according to him, requires the right team with new mindsets and skills. He appreciated the NCS for considering Smart, Secure, and Sustainable Nation (S3N22)” as the theme for the 2022 International Conference.  He also commended the Nigeria Computer Society (NCS) under the leadership of Professor Adesina Simon Sodiya for its consistency over the years, especially for providing veritable platforms through this Conference, and its other fora and activities to engage industry, government, lawmakers, the academia, civil society and all stakeholders in various strategic national debates on technology – advancing issues.

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