Nigeria to collaborate with UAE on Artificial Intelligence

The Nigerian government is taking the ever-rising use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) very seriously.

To this end it has announced that it would collaborate with United Arab Emirates (UAE) on the development of Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology in Nigeria.

Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, the Minister of Science and Technology made this known when he received the UAE Ambassador to Nigeria, Obaid Mohamed on Monday in Abuja.

According to him, contributions from UAE will fast track development of Artificial Intelligence in Nigeria.

Onu said that developing IA in the country would make Nigeria to take its rightful place among the comity of nations.

Earlier, Mohamed said that UAE had started producing AI for a long time, adding that the country would be happy to collaborate with Federal Government in establishing production of AI in Nigeria.

He added that UAE would further partner with the Federal Government on renewable energy to improve energy creation in Nigeria.