Anambra: ICT Agency announces plans to use technology to enhance accountability

Anambra: ICT Agency announces plans to use technology to enhance accountability


The Anambra State ICT Authority MD/CEO, Chukwuemeka Fred Agbata, has unveiled plans to ensure accountability and curb corruption in government operations.

Recall that the State Governor, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, launched the “Technology Everywhere and Technology Everywhere” program after taking oath of office in 2022.

Soludo, through the State ICT Department headed by Mr. Agbata, recently pioneered the introduction of electronic ID cards for all civil servants in the state to curb identity theft, introduced automation of budgetary processes through ICT, and at the same time technology has also been introduced.

In a press release, Mr. Agbata called on ministries and agencies to enhance the use of technology to solve governance challenges.

He said: “Technology holds the key to achieving responsibility, driving progress and ensuring sustainability across sectors.

“Our agency is committed to advancing Governor Chukwuma Charles Soludo’s (CFR) vision of ‘Technology for All and Technology Everywhere,’ and we are committed to building a more responsible, progressive and sustainable future. I will continue to pursue it.

“The Anambra State ICT Authority recognizes the vital role that technology plays in driving positive change across various sectors. The benefits are endless.

“By embracing advances in technology, we can unlock new possibilities, streamline processes and usher in an era of unprecedented growth.

“So whether you're an innovator, an entrepreneur, or just someone who is passionate about a better future, your contribution matters. Let's harness technology as a force for positive change. .

“All sub-nationals, private sectors, communities and individuals must come together to embrace and harness the powerful potential of technology. Together we can become more resilient, inclusive and We can build a positive Anambra on the horizon.”

Source: dailypost.ng

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