|Minister of Communications, Mr. Adebayo Shittu|
The four weeks series of lectures and training programmes would be rounded off on February 19 with the Minister of Communications, Mr. Adebayo Shittu and other government dignitaries expected to be in attendance. The embassy of the Republic of South Korea in a statement made available to THISDAY in Abuja acknowledged that e-governance is the engine that powers national development through improving the efficiency and transparency of public administration. It added that it was in this context that the present administration is focusing on platform for implementation of its programmes and policies.
The statement read: "It is worth noting that this training is the 2nd in-country training after the 1st pilot local training which is expected to kick off a series of in-country training being implemented by the KOICA Nigeria Office as part of the training component of the e-government project. The pilot training which was held during trained 112 Nigerian civil servants from across 47 MDA's."
The statement added: "The second in-country training programme which will last for a period of 4 weeks aims to train about 125 Nigerian Civil Servants, conducted by six Korean professors and Nigerian Local teachers on the following courses.