ABUJA –Dr.OgbonnayaOnu, Minister of Science and Technology, saidon Tuesday 29 May 2019,that Nigeria could effectivelyimprovegovernenac
He said that the administration of PresidentMuhammaduBuhari’spo
He further said thatachievement ofDigital Addressing through adoption ofGridCodeswould help Nigeria have a well civilised and orderly society,where the rule of law is better administered. Thisin the long run wouldgreatly facilitatea long-lasting panacea for peace and unity in the country. HealsosaidadoptingGridCode
Digital addressing technology leverages Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to provide citizens an address that makes it extremely easy to navigate to homes, offices, social gatherings, places of entertainmentand tradeeven if such places have no physical addresses. Such a system is accurate, reliable anderror free. TheGridCodesdigital addressingtechnologyis delivered to the end user via a mobile app and an associated Website. The mobile app has been in use and available on the Google Play Store andiOSStores since 2017. The associated website iswww.findgridcode.com
When adoptedGridCodeswill facilitate revolutionary expansion of many verticals in commerce, regulation and governance. It will support last mile delivery, logistics, transportation as well as all businesses that revolve around being able to navigate reliably to where people are. In Governance for example, the challenges around achieving full compliance with the CBN’s KYC policy will be drastically reduced.
This is about the first time in Nigeria’s history that the work of an indigenous inventor is being considered for national adoption.Without a doubt, this is an opportunity to showcasehow PresidentMuhammaduBuhari’s
Executive Order No 5of PresidentBuhariunderpins considerationofGridCodes
Next Level Administration of PresidentMuhammaduBuhari
Chairman of National Digital Addressing Council directs onreview ofGridCodesfor National Digital Addressing Scheme
Delivery businesses and consumers to smile soon as FGreviews IndigenousGridCodesTechnolog
Challenge of reliable address to end soon asExecutive Order No 5 leads to emergence of IndigenousGridCode
RetiredAir Force Officer’s digital invention in review for National Adoption through Executive Order No 5.