First made-in-Nigeria cell phone received by Buhari


President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday took delivery of the first ever Nigeria-made cellphone.

The cell phone called ITF Mobile was delivered to Buhari by Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Otunba Niyi Adebayo before commencement of this week’s Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

During the presentation, Adebayo said it was produced by the Electrical/Electronics Technology Department of the Industrial Training Fund’s (ITF) Model Skills Training Centre, using locally sourced components.

“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,” the minister said.

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