2024 Nigeria DigitalSENSE Forum on IG4D set for June 27

Edetaen Ojo

The 2024 Nigeria DigitalSENSE Forum on Internet Governance for Development (IG4D) is scheduled for Thursday, June 27, at the Welcome Center Hotels, International Airport Road, Lagos
. The event marks the 15th edition of the annual forum organized by ITREALMS Media group.

Edetaen Ojo, a renowned internet freedom advocate, will chair this year's forum. The theme for the 2024 edition is "IG4D: Innovative Digital Economy & Safer Civic Space in Nigeria".

Nweke also said that the Chief Executive Officer, Digital Realty Nigeria, Engr. Ikechukwu Nnamani, would be the special guest speaker, while a number of other speakers would join him to discuss the theme for this year.

He listed some of the seasoned industry experts in the speakers faculty to include the Chairman, Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators of Nigeria (ALTON), Engr. Gbenga Adebayo; Chief Executive Officer, Internet Exchange Point of Nigeria (IXPN), Mr. Muhammed Rudman; Executive Director, Paradigm Initiative Nigeria, Mr. Gbenga Sesan and the Data Protection Officer at Upperlink Limited, Ms Francisca Iloezumma.

Nweke recalled that in 2009, the Nigeria DigitalSENSE Forum (NDSF) series on Internet Governance for Development made a debut at the Golden Gate Restaurant Ikoyi-Lagos and ever since, has remained firm in rallying stakeholders to take discourse on Internet access, openness, affordability, connectivity and ICT infrastructure among others.

“We are set for the 2024 Nigeria DigitalSENSE Forum,” he declared, stressing that at 15th edition, its time for recognition of corporates and individuals for their contributions in deepening Internet penetration, improving access, affordability, technological adaptation that bring forth digital sense in Nigeria.

NDSF series on IG4D, powered by ITREALMS Media group is hosted by DigitalSENSE Africa, an At-Large Structure (ALS) certified by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN). This in collaboration with relevant stakeholders, including Internet Society (ISOC), Nigeria chapter; Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC); Digital Realty Nigeria; NNPC Limited; NLNG; Internet Exchange Point of Nigeria (IXPN) to name but a few.
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