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Nigeria Computer Society (NCS) has called on relevant government institutions, stakeholders to infuse IT in combating security challenges facing the country.
NCS President, Prof Adesola Aderounmu, gave the advise at a press conference announcing the society’s 26th National Conference holding in Abuja, with the theme, “Information Technology for National Safety and Security” he said that
Security is one of the most critical issues in Nigeria adding that in the 21st century, nations invest in Information Technology as the key enabler for National Security.
He noted that NCS has always advocated that the usage of IT in Security needs to be improved through more widespread adoption of IT professionalism in the private and public sectors in the country.
According Aderounmu, “ NCS and its members can play a major role in improving the state of security nationwide, combating terrorism, enhancing public service delivery and accountability and boosting job creation.
“In line with our emphasis on innovation we will be adopting various approaches through this most unique gathering of IT academia, industry and thought leaders addresses to challenges and highlights opportunities related to building a digital, prosperous, inclusive and SECURE Nigeria that leverages on information technology to achieve the global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
“High profile dignitaries are expected to grace the event from government, private and educational sectors, as well as from the international and global IT environment as the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Babachir David Lawal, FNCS is Guest of Honour, while Minister of Communication, Barrister Adebayo Shittu is the Keynote Speaker.
“Already the Defence Headquarters, DG, NIGCOMSAT, DG, NIMC, EVC, NCC, DG, Galaxy Backbone, Acting

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