ICT varsities take off in September

Barring any unforeseen circumstances, the proposed Information and Communications Technology (ICT) universities will take off by September.Minister of Communication, Adebayo Shittu disclosed this in Lagos yesterday while declaring open the 2017 edition of West Africa’s yearly technology conference and exhibition, otherwise known as TechPlus.Shittu explained that the universities, which are six, will start operations in September and focus on adding value to the current level and pace of economic development in Nigeria, diversifying the economy and positioning the country as the leading ICT light in Africa.