President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday, June 9, received another made in Nigeria cell phone, called ITF Mobile.
Techeconomy.ng gathered that it was one of 12 indigenous mobile cell phones produced by the Model Skills Training Centre of the Industrial Training Fund (ITF).
The minister of industry, trade and investment, Adeniyi Adebayo, presented the cell phone before the commencement of Wednesday’s Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting in Abuja.
Adebayo, while introducing the phone to the president, said that the phone is one of the 12 cell phones produced, using locally sourced components, by the Electrical/Electronic Technology Department of the Industrial Training Fund’s (ITF) Model Skills Training Centre.
The Minister said: “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.”
This medium can report that the FEC meeting was presided over by President Buhari t the conference room of the First Lady’s office.
Those attending the meeting physically are the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo (SAN); Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha; and Chief of Staff to the President, Professor Ibrahim Gambari.
Others include Ministers of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed; Finance, Zainab Ahmed; Justice, Abubakar Malami; and Industry, Trade and investment, Niyi Adebayo.
The Head of Service of the Federation, Folasade Yemi-Esan and other Ministers are participating in the weekly cabinet meeting from their various offices in Abuja.