Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said the manner at which Nigeria harnesses and deploys technology and innovation to address emerging challenges will be crucial to the country’s recovery from the disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic like the developed societies.
A statement signed by Laolu Akande, a media aide in the office of the Vice President said Prof. Osinbajo was speaking at the virtual conference of the Centre for Lion Gadgets and Technologies of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka.
In the interaction with UNN students on how Nigeria can deploy technology to solve problems, Osinbajo spoke on the theme Technological Innovation for Holistic Sustainable Development”.
The Vice President stressed on the importance of technology and innovation in resolving society’s numerous problems, saying “we must creatively imagine and pioneer our way out.”
Osinbajo noted that the future will be decided by young Nigerians that are actively thinking about how to deploy technology in creative ways for problem-solving.”