The vision of the Lagos State government is to make the state one of the world’s knowledge hubs through the application of science and technology.
This vision is being driven largely by the Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST), according to its Commissioner Mr Hakeem Popoola Fahm.
Speaking in Lagos during the ministerial press briefing to mark the third anniversary of Governor Akinwumi Ambode at the weekend, he said to achieve this, the government has initiated, formulated, executed and monitored various information communication technology (ICT) policies aimed at transforming Lagos into a smart city. He said ICT is more of a tool than a need itself, stressing that the growth of ICT in the state has affected every aspect of human lives. ICT is a major instrument being used by government to enhance service delivery strategy and bring about new innovations for the development of the economy. Read more