Pantami launches training on e-governance, digital transformation in Kano



 The Minister Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami, has launched the maiden training on e-governance and digital transformation for the members of the Executive Council.

This contained in a statement by the Spokesperson to the minister, Mrs Uwa Sulieman, on Monday in Abuja.

The statement said the training, the pioneer that level, was aimed equipping the leadership of the state with the requisite skills for effective governance in line with global trends.

“E-governance key to the success of any economy all level as it enhances transparency, cost effectiveness and while ensuring effective of government digital to the people.

“Kano in terms of population and commerce and the timing apt, the minister was quoted as saying during the training.

The statement said the training was the instance of Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje who had initiated talks on collaborations and partnerships with the ministry, during a courtesy visit early this year.

The statement said the minister had governor for the plan to deploy fibre optics across the state within the next years.

According to the statement, the minister had urged other state governors to emulate and embrace the digital transformation training.

“We are open to partnering with any state that willing to take advantage of this laudable initiative,” he said. (NAN)