Having made some tremendous strides in the Nigerian IT ecosystem, the appointment of Dr. Isa Pnatami, the erstwhile Director General of National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) didn’t come to most of the industry watchers as a surprise. With so much energy and gusto, the young Pantami made great changes in NITDA, collaborated with other agencies and MDAs to ensure that Nigerian indigenous IT products are used and deployed.
Recently, The Honourable Minister Designate/ DG NITDA, Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, the Acting Chairman, EFCC, Mr Ibrahim Magu, alongside the GMD, NNPC, Mr Mele Kolo Kyari pays a Sallah Homage to his Excellence, President Muhammadu Buhari GCFR in his residence at Daura, Katsina State.
The presidency took note of the young Pantami, as the recent ministerial appointment was made, his name came up again and a demonstration of confidence the presidency has bestowed upon him. It is believed that Pantami would bring changes in any ministry, he is appointed possibly communication or education.
Anthony Emeka Nwosu