Okechukwu Nnodim, Abuja
The Federal Government on Friday inaugurated the National Centre for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics.
Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, who inaugurated the centre in Abuja, said the inauguration was in line with the digital skills acquisition drive of government as captured in the National Economic Development Policy and Strategy.
He said the centre was the first of its kind in Nigeria and was implemented by the National Information Technology Development Agency based on its mandate.
He said, “The global paradigm shift from mere paper qualifications to proven skills, particularly digital skills, has necessitated the establishment of a high tech skill acquisition centre such as this.
“The centre will serve as a leading hub of innovation, research and development, knowledge transfer and training in the areas of artificial…