The Chairman/CEO of Cosgrove Investment Limited, Mr Umar Abdullahi, has assured that the organisation will deploy its core competence in the construction of the National Digital Innovation and Entrepreneurship Centre in Abuja.
The Centre which is an initiative of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), is expected to revolutionise digital knowledge in Nigeria.
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According to a statement, Mr Abdullahi gave the assurance at the ground-breaking ceremony of the centre in Abuja recently.
He said the twin towers of seven and eight stories respectively will be fully automated, adding that the public sector project will bear Cosgrove’s signature of incorporating technology in infrastructure development.
“I wish to reiterate that Cosgrove will bring to bear on the project, the organization’s core competence which is integrating technology into construction,” he said.
The Cosgrove Chief Executive also shared the features of the Centre’s structure with dignitaries at the event.
Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim (Pantami) said the construction of Centre became necessary in view of the commitment of the federal government to fast-track digital entrepreneurship and job creation in the country.
The Director-General of NITDA, Mr Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi, said the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari will sustain its commitment to job and wealth creation, assuring that the Centre is a major policy effort of the administration to create jobs.