The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has emerged as the best federal government agency in data management and analysis.
The award by the Bureau of Public Service Reforms (BPSR), an agency under the presidency, is for the best Nigeria GovTech in the category of the best federal ministry, department and agency of government in data management and analytics.
Also, the director-general / CEO of the NiMet, Prof. Mansur Bako Matazu has been nominated to receive the distinguished GovTech Trailblazer’s award for the exemplary leadership he has demonstrated in advancing GovTech initiatives and digital governance within NiMet in line with the federal government digital transformation in the public sector.
This was conveyed in a letter dated 19th September 2023 signed by the director general of BPSR, Mr. Arabi Ibrahim Dasuki and addressed to the director general of the NiMet.
Part of the letter sighted by LEADERSHIP read, “We are pleased to inform you that your organization will be honoured with the prestigious Nigeria GovTech Award in the category of Best Federal MDA in Data Management And Analytics.”
The award, which was conducted through a nationwide nomination and online voting initiated on radio, television and newspaper publications, would be presented at a dinner in honour of the recipients on the 12th -13th of October, 2023 at the International Conference Centre, Abuja.