Govt insists on use of technology for development

President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration is interested in using technology to fast track the country’s growth and development,  Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said
Speaking while signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Federal Government and Global Good Fund co-founded by US billionaire, Bill Gates, the Vice President said the administration “is interested  in the idea of using technology because it is the way forward for those interested in rapid growth in the next decade”. He noted that the President has said that this administration is committed to a bottom-up approach and technology is a tool that can help make the difference.
The Vice President said: “I am interested in this whole idea of using technology to address some of our challenges”, especially in agriculture and health, adding that there is no alternative to the use of technology.
Present at the signing ceremony were the Minister of Agriculture, Mr. Audu Ogeh; Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole and that of Budget and National Planning, Mr. Udoma Udo Udoma.
Flanked at the sides by the Ministers at the MoU signing, the Vice President emphasized the importance of technology as a means of adding value and improving the lives of millions of people.