The organisers of the annual Nigeria Tech Innovation & Telecom Awards (NTITA) have decided to move this year’s edition of the award for Nigeria’s economic capital, Lagos, to the country’s dear of power, Abuja.
They have announced that the event is scheduled to hold at the NAF Conference Centre and Suites on November 7th in Federal Capital Territory.
According to the organiser, InstinctWave, this year’s edition of the event build on the successes of previous onexe by recognising and rewarding innovations and excellence from individuals and organizations involved in advancing technology and transforming today’s ICT industry in commemoration of Nigeria’s diamond jubilee Independence celebration.
In a statement, Akin Naphtal, the chief executive officer (CEO) of InstinctWave said: “This year’s edition will be especially memorable because Nigeria will be celebrating 60 years of independence from colonial rule.
“NTITA traditionally takes place in Lagos but in the spirit of the Independence Day celebration of our dear country, we will be moving the event to the country’s capital, FCT Abuja.
“We will also be recognizing the efforts of the different organizations and government institutions in mitigating the challenges posed by the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic in the country.”
He added that the Nigeria NTITA has grown to be the most celebrated ICT and telecoms awards to be the ‘Oscars’ of the ICT and Telecom industry attracting the crème de la crème and top decision-makers in the sector.
According to him, the categories of the awardees are updated every year to reflect the latest market trends and to ensure they do justice to our increasingly diverse industry.
Naphtha saisy: “The new featured award categories allow us to recognize contributions from all parts of the ICT sector; from communication service providers, solutions providers, banking, health, insurance, Fintech, cloud, cybersecurity, digitisation and consultancies.
“The awards have grown over the years, in participation and prestige; setting the highest industry standard for honouring organizations and individuals in the Telecom & ICT sector in Nigeria. The platform has also become the benchmark for outstanding performances in the industry and a symbol of excellence that marks leadership, quality, and innovation.”
Further expressing his excitement, Naphtal said: “We are proud to have been the harbinger and promoters of the giant strides made by the industry, regardless of the very challenging business environment for the last four years when we debuted the awards.”