July 18, 2024

Rahama Sadau, a well-known Kannywood actress, has been nominated to the technical committee that oversees the Investment In Digital and Creative Enterprise (iDICE) programme.

The iDICE Programme, a collaboration between the government and international partners such as the Bank of Industry (BoI), African Development Bank (AfDB), French Development Agency (FDA), and Islamic Development Bank (IDB), aims to support and empower digital and creative enterprises.

In its most recent meeting in March, the National Economic Council (NEC) approved the implementation of the $617.7 million i-DICE programme in the 36 states of the Federation and the FCT.

On Thursday, Vice President Kashim Shettima inaugurated Rahama and other appointees to the committee.

In a post via her X page, the 30-year-old expressed her gratitude over the appointment, adding that she appreciates the “support and confidence in me”.

“I am pleased, honored and humbled to accept my appointment to serve on the technical committee of the IDICE (Investment In Digital and Creative Enterprise) program,” she wrote.

“This is indeed a humbling experience to witness. My warmest appreciation to my principal His Excellency Senator Kashim Shettima for the recognition and inclusion.

“My warmest appreciation to His excellency President Bola Ahmed Tinubu and the Vice president, Senator Kashim Shettima, for seeing me worthy of the position, I appreciate the very generous expressions of support and confidence in me.

“This is my sign to keep going, thank you for this wonderful affirmation. It always feels good to receive an official validation from you, I owe you all a debt of immense gratitude.

“I would like to specially recognize and acknowledge some of the legion of great and sound minds who positively impacted my professional life with the ideals of scholarship, diligence, determination, courage, focus, service and integrity. Thank you all.”


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