FG Set to Unveil National E-Governance Framework Soon (allAfrica.com)

The Director General, National Information Technology Agency (NITDA), Mr. Peter Jack, has said Federal Government, through the Federal Ministry of Communication Technology, will soon unveil the national e-governance master plan developed in the twilight of the last administration.

Fielding questions from the media, weekend in Daura, Katsina State, the DG said the agency and its parent ministry in partnership with the South Korean government developed the e-governance framework on bilateral relationship with Nigeria to make governance smarter, accessible and to bring about dividend of democracy to every Nigerian.

The NITDA boss said: “That framework is such that any moment from now we are planning to present it to the Federal Executive Council (FEC) for approval and this was developed within the twilight of the last regime but where we are right now is to get the approval of the presidency for implementation.

“It is coming as a form of national e-governance master plan. Our goal is to build the capacity as well as provide the space for building government training centres and in terms of the capacity NITDA will be training 23,000 officials.” He added that the training process has started at the public training institute in Abuja.