Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday received the first ever Made-in-Nigeria Mobile Phone.
The President received the mobile device at a virtual Federal Executive Council Meeting on Wednesday. Also present at the meeting was Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, NSA Babagana Monguno, AGF Abubakar Malami, Chief of Staff, Ibrahim Gambari, Minister for Information, Lai Mohammed, Finance Minister, Zainab Ahmed and SGF Boss Mustapha.
The device was presented to Mr. Buhari by HMTI Otunba Niyi Adebayo at the State House, Abuja. 9th June, 2021.
According to Adebayo, the phone is one of the 12 cell phones produced, using locally sourced components, by the Electrical/Electronics Technology Department of the Industrial Training Fund’s (ITF) Model Skills Training Centre.
He 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.”, he said.