The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Pantami, on Friday in Abuja inaugurated the National Centre for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics.
The centre seeks to position the country for the Fourth Industrial Revolution that dwells on emerging technologies.
The minister said at the inauguration that the establishment of the centre was in line with the eight pillars of the National Digital Economy Policy and Strategy of the Federal Government.
He explained that the centre related to the seventh pillar of NDEPS, which is on Digital Society and Emerging Technologies.
Pantami said also emerging technologies included Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, Robotics, Cyber security, Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality, Block chain, Big Data Analytics and Cloud Computing.
He said: “Artificial Intelligence is the refinery of the digital economy and Robotics is…