NIGERIA COMPUTER SOCIETY COMMENDS PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI ON APPOINTING A PROFESSIONAL, ENGR. BABACHIR DAVID LAWAL, AS THE SGF
The Nigeria Computer Society (NCS) received with joy the appointment of Engr. Babachir David Lawal, MNCS as the Secretary to the Government of the Federation. Engr. Lawal is a bona fide and committed member of the Nigeria Computer Society (NCS), a professional to the core with immense experience in the private and public sectors before establishing his own ICT Consulting firm in 1990.
This appointment is a welcome one and is in furtherance of our belief that the much awaited change is here. The appointment has also shown that the President is a listening one, considering that the appointment came on the heels of our call to the President to consider professionals of untainted integrity in appointments to his cabinet
The Nigeria Computer Society as the umbrella body of all the IT professionals and interest groups in Nigeria firmly believes that this appointment will facilitate the realization of a truly digital society where government business is largely driven by ICT as it is the global practice.
We wish to re-iterate our readiness as a group to collaborate with government at all levels in all areas of IT for developmental purposes and also in confronting some of the nation’s challenges especially as it relates to security.
We also look forward to the appointment of one of our members as the Minister of Communication Technology.
We extend our felicitations to the new SGF, Engr. Babachir David Lawal, on this national assignment and wish him resounding success in all his endeavours.
Prof. G.A. Aderounmu
President, Nigeria Computer Society