For making Nigeria proud on a global stage in the field of Artificial Intelligence, President Bola Tinubu has poured encomiums on Mr. Abel Aboh.
This was disclosed in a statement by Abiodun Oladunjoye, Director of Information at the State House Abuja.
The Nigerian-born British Artificial Intelligence expert was recently appointed into the Board of the Data Lab Innovation Centre, Scotland, United Kingdom.
President Tinubu noted with pride and satisfaction the impressive professional achievement of Aboh in the United Kingdom and how his expertise and new board appointment represent an important step in the agency’s efforts in enhancing Scotland’s data and AI potential.
Artificial Intelligence, data science and machine learning, according to the Nigerian leader, will take the centre stage in the new global knowledge economy, adding that his administration would prioritise technological innovation as a means of creating a better future for Nigerian youths who will also be inspired by the career accomplishments of Aboh.
The President congratulated Abel Aboh for his appointment as a Board member of the Data Lab Innovation Centre in Scotland, United Kingdom.
He added that the success story of Aboh will certainly motivate many Nigerian young people in the technology space to achieve more excellence.
Tinubu emphasized that the great Nigerian has made the country proud and he is particularly happy about the honour he brought onto himself and Nigeria.
President Tinubu said a major priority of his administration is to invest in education, especially science and technology, to empower young people to become more globally competitive in the emerging new world of Artificial Intelligence.
President Tinubu while stating that Abel Aboh has set a worthy example many Nigerian youth will draw from, wished him greater success.