President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday received the first made in Nigeria cell phone, known as ITF Mobile.
The Minister of Industry, trade and Investment, Adeniyi Adebayo presented the phone to the President, before the commencement of the Federal Executive Council, FEC, meeting.
Adebayo said the phone was one of the twelve produced, using locally sourced components, by the Electrical/Electronics Technology Department of the Industrial Training Fund’s (ITF) Model Skills Training Centre.
“Twelve indigenous mobile cell phones produced by the Model Skills Training Centre of the Industrial Training Fund; an agency under Ministry of Industry Trade and Investment was launched.
“It gives me great pleasure Mr President, to present you with one of the phones.” The Minister noted.
The President also presided over the swearing-in of one Commissioner each, for the National Population Commission and the Federal Civil Service Commission ahead of deliberations at the Council meeting.
Those sworn-in were Wakil Bukar as Commissioner of the Federal Civil Service Commission (FCC) and Mohammed Dattijo Usman as Commissioner of the National Population Commission (NPC).