Omoyele Sowore, Presidential Aspirant on the platform of the African Action Congress (AAC), has promised to make Nigeria a lovely and formidable technological hub when he’s elected as President on the 2019 polls.
He made the remark when he visited the Google headquarters at Mountain View, California, as a part of TakeItBack motion’s actions within the effort to discover actionable technological concepts that may be applied in Nigeria.
“We are here to see technology and how it works,” Sowore mentioned whereas touring the facility with members of the TakeItBack motion within the Bay Area.
He urged Nigerians to go to Google once they have the chance, to get perception into technological improvements and acceptable global greatest practices.
While inspecting amenities such as an in depth satellite tv for pc picture of Nigeria by way of Google Earth, Sowore puzzled why the Federal Government had not utilised such know-how to utterly decimate Boko Haram in Sambisa Forest.
As a part of the tour, he additionally visited the Computer History Museum in San Francisco.
Commenting on the tour, Tayo Akin mentioned on Facebook: “Tell me any presidential aspirant that has adopted this dynamic and adventurous fashion of campaign. Just one individual: Omoyele Sowore.”
Another supporter, Adesuyi Ademuyi, commented: “No more analog Presidents!”
In a separate however associated improvement, at a city corridor assembly organised by members of the motion in Oakland, California, whereas responding to a query by Honourable Ifeanyi Okechukwu, former Vice President at Wells Fargo financial institution, on his plans to harness the mental assets of these within the Diaspora to contribute their quota to transferring Nigeria ahead, Sowore mentioned: “Some aspirants have accused me of coming into this game with an unfair advantage with precisely what you just mentioned; that I’ve already locked down the capability and capabilities of individuals within the Diaspora who’re able to altering Nigeria with out asking for a dime.
“We are building a pool of resources that will help us kick-start this government through cabinet appointments, some of which will come from the Diaspora.”