Vice President, Minister For Communications, Ict & Telecom Experts Honoured At The 9th Ghana Information Technology & Telecom Awards (Gitta 2019)

Over eighty (80) ICT and Telecom experts were honoured at the 9th edition of the Ghana Information Technology and Telecom Awards (GITTA) 2019 which was held at the Movenpick Ambassador hotel on Friday, June 28, 2019.
 
The event which was themed “Celebrating Innovation and Excellence in the ICT Sector”, attracted key stakeholders in the telecom and information communication technology industry from both Ghana and Nigeria.
 
Speaking at the event, vice President, Dr. Bawumia who was adjudged Digital Leader of the Year for championing the digital transformation of the Ghanaian economy noted that the benefits of a digitized economy could not be overemphasized as it had the potential of moving the country beyond aid.
 
The award conferred on the Vice President, was in recognition of his untiring efforts to leverage technology to improve service delivery in the public sector and to facilitate rapid economic growth.
 
Dr. Bawumia also lauded Instinct wave, Organizers of the annual event for a great job in honouring organizations and individuals in the Telecom & ICT space within Ghana and beyond. He also commended industry players for their enormous contribution to the economy that has witnessed improvement in public service delivery.
 
Minister for Communications, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, was adjudged Industry Personality of the Year, the National Cyber Security Centre under the Ministry of Communications was also adjudged the Best for Excellence in Cyber Security Initiative, Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communications (GIFEC) took home the Best Public Sector Institution for Transforming Education through Technology and the CEO of the National Communications Authority, Joe Anokye, was adjudged the Telecom Regulatory CEO of the Year.