President Tinubu expresses confidence in ability of youths to transform Nigeria into a digital economy

President Bola Tinubu has expressed confidence in the ability of youths to transform Nigeria into a global digital-economy powerhouse

This was made known by the Senior Special Assistant to The President on Media & Communications, Office of The Vice President, Stanley Nkwocha, in a statement issued on Monday.

According to the statement , the President stated this through Vice President Kashim Shettima who represented him at the meeting of African Heads of State and Government on the 21st Replenishment of the International Development Association (IDA21) in Nairobi.

President Tinubu also reiterated Nigeria’s plans to build a vast digital market, capable of absorbing cutting-edge innovations and technologies to position the country as a hub for outsourcing talent in the areas of digital and creative economy

He informed other African leaders of the sweeping reforms implemented by his administration to curb illicit activities and currency manipulation that had long hindered the nation’s progress.

The President expressed Nigeria’s belief that the summit’s communiqué would reflect the collective needs of African and IDA countries