The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has called on Nigerians to submit entries for an challenge to commemorate the 2021 World Creativity and Innovation Day (WCID).
Mrs Hadiza Umar, NITDA’s Head, Corporate Affairs and External Relations, made the call in a statement on Monday in Abuja.
The United Nations designated April 21 of every year as World Creativity and Innovation Day, to raise awareness on the role of creativity and innovation in all aspects of human development.
She said that the theme of the 2021 WCID Challenge, “Inspiring Creativity and Innovation in the Nigerian Digital Economy’’, was targeted to harness innovative and impactful solutions for the development of a vibrant digital economy.
“The WCID is a global UN day celebrated to raise awareness around the importance of creativity and innovation in problem solving with respect to advancing the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
“The agency is therefore calling on all Nigerians with innovative and impactful working solutions to make entries for the innovation challenge.