Kaduna Electric Boss Advocates Tech Transformation

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The Chairman of Kaduna Electricity Distribution Plc, Alhaji Yusuf Hamisu Abubakar, has advocated a paradigm shift and the need for all stakeholders to focus attention on developing the nation’s technological sector as a way of adding value to locally produced products and addressing the growing unemployment challenges among the youth.

He made the charge while speaking at the just concluded round table discussion titled ‘How Innovation Drives Entrepreneurship: The Case for SME’s and Start-ups’, organised by PAN, Verdant Zeal in conjunction with Kaduna State Government.

Alhaji Abubakar, who doubled as chairman of the occasion, also charged universities and other research institutions in the country to channel their energies and research programmes towards meeting industries’ needs and adding value to indigenous products so as to make them more competitive in the global market saying, “We must think for the future while addressing the current challenges.”

Source: IWIN

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