Nigerian president, Muhammadu Buhari has received the first made in Nigeria cell phone on Wednesday 9 June, 2021. The indigenous cell phone is known as ITF mobile.
The cell phone is one of the 12 indigenous mobile cell phones produced by the Model Skills Training Centre of the Industrial Training Fund (ITF).
The presentation of the Nigeria cell phone to the president was made by the Minister of Industry, trade and Investment, Adeniyi Adebayo, before the commencement of Wednesday’s Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting in Abuja.
The minister of Industry, trade and Investment, Adeniyi Adebayo, stated that the phone was one of the twelve locally produced phones by the by the Electrical/Electronic Technology Department of the Industrial Training Fund’s (ITF) Model Skills Training Centre. He also stated that the phone was made with locally made materials.
The Minister said, “Twelve indigenous mobile cell phones produced by the Model Skills Training Centre of the Industrial Training Fund; an agency under Ministry of Industry Trade and Investment was launched. It gives me great pleasure Mr President, to present you with one of the phones.”
This is a great leap forward for Nigeria in terms of science and technology and we hope the government gives the necessary support.
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