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Investment in technology key to Nigeria’s development, says UN Envoy

By Paul Adunwoke   |   13 August 2017   |   4:24 am

United Nations (UN) Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, Mr. Edward Kallon, has said Nigeria cannot develop without investing heavily in technology and innovation.

The United Nations (UN) Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, Mr. Edward Kallon, has said Nigeria cannot develop without investing heavily in technology and innovation.

Speaking when Kallon and his team visited the Director General, Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi (FIIRO), he said technology development would benefit young people and women in creating Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs).

According to him, the visit is geared towards partnering on technological development to create jobs. The DG, FIIRO, Prof. Gloria Elemo, said the visit was to strengthen cordial working relationship.




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