The Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has pressured that African nations should really concentration on making techniques and information-driven economies through digitization for financial transformation.
In a tweet on Sunday, Dr Bawumia reported a lot of African countries have attempted, and failed to establish since they did not place in place the essential micro-foundations and programs.”
“Most African international locations have tried using to develop with out the micro-foundations and methods to generate it. That has not and will not get the job done,” Dr Bawumia wrote.
“It is like seeking to get to Mars on a bicycle. We have to be programs and data-pushed economies.”
Dr Bawumia noted that Ghana is on course with its digitization push and urged African international locations to adopt exact for the reason that it “is the crucial.”
He has led government’s digitization agenda, and he has gained plenty of commendation for the his passion and determination to it.
With a nationwide ID, digital addressing system, cellular funds interoperability, universal QR code payment program, and online expert services for passports, driver’s license and other govt expert services, Ghana is remarkably rated as an case in point in Africa as considerably as digitization of the financial system is concerned.