Nigeria, India Sign MoU To Share Digital Solutions

Nigeria’s Minister of Communication, Innovation and Digital Economy, Dr. Bosun Tijani, and his counterpart from India’s Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for Cooperation in the field of Sharing Successful Digital Solutions, to be implemented at total population scale for digital transformation.

The MOU was signed on Wednesday during the Nigeria-India Presidential Roundtable and Conference in New Delhi, India.

The Minister also signed an MoU with Central Square Foundation for cooperation in the field of Sharing Successful Ecosystems, which involves interventions relating to education technology.

This is to be implemented at a population scale for digital economic transformation.

Also under the watch of Nigeria’s Industry, Trade and Investment Minister, Dr. Doris Uzoka-Anite, a third MoU on Infrastructure Development was signed by the Nigerian government on the sidelines of the G20 summit between the Infrastructure Corporation of Nigeria Limited (InfraCorp) and Invest India, the National Investment Promotion and Facilitation Agency of India, which helps investors looking for investment opportunities and options in India.

Closing the interactive session between the Nigerian Investment Mission in India, Mr. Chandrajit Banerjee, the Director-General of the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII), noted that the Presidential Roundtable serves as a robust foundation for Indian businesses looking to engage with Nigeria and would encompass cooperation across key areas, such as capacity building, skills development, agriculture, and the enhancement of digital and physical infrastructure, among others.

Nigeria’s President, Bola Tinubu, is in New Delhi, India for a six-day working visit, during which he will attend the G20 Leaders’ Summit.

Recall that the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale, had disclosed that President Tinubu would be engaging his time in India in various meetings to attract global capital and increase foreign direct investments (FDI) to the country.