FCTA to Partner Israel On Technology, Security, Agric

By: Wisdom Acka

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has said that it would partner Israel in the development of technology, security and agriculture.

FCT Minister, Nyesom Wike said this when the Israeli Ambassador to Nigeria, Michael Freeman, paid him a courtesy visit on Tuesday in his office in Abuja.

Wike while disclosing that the Administration was developing a technology village and would welcome collaboration with credible individuals and organisations, added that such partnership would also create massive employment for the youths as well as address food insecurity.

The Minister informed Freeman that the Administration was determined to improving its Internally Generated Revenue through its last directives on the payment of ground rent; explaining that the policy was not meant to embarrass any person or organisation.

Earlier, Amb. Freeman, who made case for the collaboration stated that his country was ready to bring in notable Israeli experts partner the Administration in those areas.

Freeman also disclosed that Israeli was prepared to establish digital centre in the nation’s capital, where youths and other interested people could acquire relevant technological knowledge and skills for digital economy.