President Muhammadu Buhari has received the first made in Nigeria cell phone, known as ITF Mobile.
The President received the mobile device at a virtual Federal Executive Council Meeting on Wednesday. Also present at the meeting was Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, NSA Babagana Monguno, AGF Abubakar Malami, Chief of Staff, Ibrahim Gambari, Minister for Information, Lai Mohammed, Finance Minister, Zainab Ahmed and SGF Boss Mustapha.
The device was presented to Mr. Buhari by HMTI Otunba Niyi Adebayo at the State House, Abuja. 9th June, 2021.
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 the Ministry of Industry Trade and Investment, were launched.”
“It gives me great pleasure Mr President, to present you with one of the phones, Adebayo said.”