The Nigerian government said it has set out strategies to reap from the potential 60 million jobs predicted to be created globally through emerging technologies of Artificial Intelligence and Robotics.
The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, stated this on Friday while inaugurating the National Centre for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics in Abuja.
Mr Pantami expressed confidence that the facility will productively engage the youths, create more jobs and inspire digital entrepreneurship.
He said the initiative is in support of the job creation agenda of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration and the ministry’s National Economic Development Policy and Strategy (NEDPS).
Mr Pantami said Nigeria is pursuing the digital economy initiative to ensure it benefits from the economic opportunities being created by the digital…