The Chairman of MTN Nigeria, Ernest Ndukwe, will chair the unveiling of the book authored by veteral journalist Aaron Ukodie with the title: Nigeria Drivers of Digital Prosperity and the eWorld Forum ’22.
The Forum has a theme. 4G,5G, Broadband Connectivity and the economy.
Ndukwe who is also the chairman of SystemSpecs, a leading financial technology services company, was the Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Communications ( NCC).under whose 10-year tenure Nigeria recorded the globally acclaimed GSM license in 2001.
Ndukwe, who is currently the Chairman of MTN Nigeria, the country’s leading telco with a market share of over 40 percent, is a telecom engineer with more than 40 decades of experience.
According to a report by eWorld, published by Ukodie, “it was under Ndukwe’s tenure that the foundation for the giant and laudable strides NCC continues to record and build upon by successive EVCs was laid, and a sterling telecom regulation model was established for other African regulators to emulate.
“Ndukwe would be joined by Dr. Emmanuel Ekuwem, the Secretary to the Akwa Ibom State government. Ekuwem has been a leading light of the ICT industry, an advocate for ubiquitous broadband connectivity, and former president of the Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria ( ATCON).
“Several other ICT industry leaders and company CEOs are scheduled to attend the event, to give support to the launch of the book which also highlights their contributions to the prospering ICT industry.
“The 472-page book slated for launch on July 7, 2022, at the Oriental Hotels, Lekki, Lagos, is written by Nigeria’s pioneer ICT journalist, Aaron Ukodie, who began his journalism career in 1985 at the Guardian.
“The book highlights the trajectories of the Digital Evolution, Sector, Analysis, and players’ contributions.”