The Federal Government of Nigeria has endorsed the candidacy of Mr. Shola Taylor for the post of Deputy Secretary-General at the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), ITRealms can authoritatively report.
Affirming this development to ITRealms, the Communication Technology Minister for the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Dr. Mrs. Omobola Johnson, through her aide, Mrs. Efem Nkanga reaffirmed this at the ongoing Plenipotentiary Conference of ITU in Busan, Korean.
ITRealms investigations revealed that Dr. Johnson made this policy statement by calling on all delegates to support Nigeria’s quest to serve as the Deputy Secretary General of the ITU, which has equally received endorsement of President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan.
“President Jonathan has approved the presentation of Mr. Shola Taylor as Nigeria’s candidate for the post of Deputy Secretary General,” she said.
CommTech minister equally urged support of the delegates, saying that Nigeria has valuable experience to share, and the nation is imbibing best practices from other countries.
ITRealms recalls that Mr. Taylor is experienced in the operation of the ITU and has held several full-time and part-time positions within the Union; having worked in the telecommunications industry in both developed and developing economies over decades.
Mr. Taylor is equally an adviser to the Nigeria's Minister of Communication Technology, on the World Telecommunication Development Conference.
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