Vice President Yemi Osibanjo has given reasons why Nigeria must increase its spending in data capturing, which, according to him, would help the government know its population strength and also know other areas of importance to harness its investments and lure more foreign investors.
Osinbajo stated this at a conference organised by the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs (NIIA) and the Digital Economic Forum with the theme: Africa-China Coorporation in Information Technology and Digital Economy: Prospects and Challenges, in Abuja, on Thursday.
He maintained that the country would ensure absolute digitalisation of government processes to help tackle corruption headlong.
Represented by his Special Adviser on Information and Communication Technology, Mr. Lanre Osibona, Vice President Osinbajo added with the bilateral relationship between Nigeria and China, the youths would be employed.
His words,”It is important to digitalise government process which enables the ease of doing business and tackling corruption.