President Buhari vows to deal with defaulters of the Executive Order 003


In a renewed vigour to stamp out corruption in the system, President Muhammadu Buhari, has vowed to deal with defaulters of the Executive Order 003 (EO3).

The President gave the directive while declaring open the 2018 e-Nigeria international conference and exhibition, organised by NITDA in Abuja.

This is as the President directed the National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA to report any government agency that fails to comply with the new IT Clearance directive to the government for punitive action to be taken.

The President also disclosed that ‘NITDA, in collaboration with the National Social Investment Office (NSIO), is coordinating Federal Government’s initiative of establishing eight (8) Innovation Hubs, one in each of the six Geo-Political Zones and one each in Lagos and Abuja.

He said the purpose of establishing these hubs is to facilitate digital capacity building for immediate employment, entrepreneurial skills development, job and wealth creation