1000 civil servants to benefit from Huawei’s ICT training 


The Federal Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Huawei to kick-start the second phase of the Information Communication technology (ICT) for Change Programme that will see 1000 Federal Civil Servants get trained and empowered.

The signing ceremony for the ICT for Change project, in Abuja had in attendance, the Secretary General of the Federation, Boss Mustapha; Vice President, Huawei Technologies, Xue Man; Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita; Secretary of the State Secretarial Office, Olusegun Adeyemi Adekunle, National Backbone Chief Executive Officer, Yusuf Kazaure, President of Huawei Western African Region, and the General Manager, Managing Director of Huawei Nigeria, Li Teng.

According to Mustapha the ICT for Change Programme is in alignment with the Federal Civil Service Strategy and Implementation Plan (2017-2020) to enhance the capacities and capabilities of Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) performance and delivery systems.
In this regard, the Programme supports in the area of automation of processes and bureaucratic procedures to make them more efficient by implementing an Enterprise Content Management (ECM) solution.

In his address, Man, said: “According to a study from Huawei and Oxford Economics, over the past three decades, every one USD invested in digital technologies has led to 20 USD rise in GPD. As a global leading ICT company, we are willing to work together with all stakeholders to bring digital to every person, every home and every organization in Nigeria.”

“The government sector is one of the industries most influenced by ICT technology. We hope that by working together with the federal government, the ICT for Change Initiative will help to equip civil servants with the necessary knowledge to face this great digital transformation.”

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