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GITEX Nigeria berths as NITDA signs MoU with KAOUN

GITEX GLOBAL has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) to host GITEX Nigeria.

With this development, there’s now GITEX GLOBAL, GITEX Europe, GITEX AFRICA, and the newest baby, GITEX Nigeria.

The significant event held on Thursday at the ongoing GITEX AFRICA 2024 in Marrakech.

The MoU signing was done for Nigeria by Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi, Director-General/CEO of the National Information Technology Development Agency and Trixie LohMirmand, CEO of KAOUN International, organizers of GITEX.

Abdullahi noted that events like GITEX Nigeria is in line with the mandate given to him by President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to create a platform in Nigeria that will be used information technology to enhance productivity.

He said it will open doors for Africa’s largest economy to showcase to the world its huge talents in Information Technology, while attracting investment in human and capital.

The few days GITEX Nigeria event when hosted will add not less than $24million within few days to the nation’s treasury.

“Nigeria is a big market for tech start-ups.We are particularly interested for GITEX to be there in Nigeria. We want to bring a unique formula that aligns with the economic expectations of Nigeria,’ LohMirmand said.

To her, “here’s to more opportunities for everyone and to deepen technology advancement in the country”.