President Bola Tinubu has praised Mr Abel Aboh for making Nigeria proud on a global stage in the field of artificial intelligence.
The Nigerian-born British artificial intelligence expert was recently appointed to the Data Lab Innovation Centre’s Board of Directors in Scotland, United Kingdom.
President Tinubu noted with pride and satisfaction Aboh’s impressive professional accomplishments in the United Kingdom, as well as how his expertise and new board appointment represent an important step in the agency’s efforts to improve Scotland’s data and AI potential.
This was revealed in a statement issued on Tuesday by Abiodun Oladunjoye, the Director of Information at the State House.
According to the Nigerian leader, artificial intelligence, data science, and machine learning will take centre stage in the new global knowledge economy. He went on to say that his administration would prioritise technological innovation as a means of creating a better future for Nigerian youths, who will be inspired by Aboh’s career achievements.
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“I congratulate Abel Aboh on his appointment to the Data Lab Innovation Centre’s board of directors in Scotland, United Kingdom.” Aboh’s success story will undoubtedly inspire many Nigerian young people in the technology sector to strive for greater success. This great Nigerian has done our country proud, and I am especially pleased with the honour he has bestowed upon himself and our country.
“One of our administration’s top priorities is to invest in education, particularly science and technology, to help our young people become more globally competitive in the emerging new world of artificial intelligence.”
“Abel Aboh has set a worthy example from which many of our youth will learn.” “I wish him the best of luck,” President Tinubu said.