Minister of Budget and National Planning, Udoma Udo Udoma, has announced plans to rollout Internet connectivity to all the 774 local government areas in Nigeria by 2022.

Udoma revealed this at the 42nd Annual Conference of Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators of Nigeria (ICSAN) in Lagos.

His words: “Government has set up an Industrial Policy & Competitiveness Advisory Council (Industrial Council), with extensive private sector membership, as a vehicle for partnering with the private sector on the industrialization drive. One of the projects supported by the Industrial Council is a project to increase broadband penetration across all geopolitical zones of the country.”

Adding: “This project is intended to ensure that within the next four years every single one of the 774 LGAs in the country will be provided with fibre connectivity”

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