The Lagos State Government disclose that arrangement has been made to move all computer dealers from Ikeja to Kantangowa Internet City in the first quarter of 2014.
Commissioner for Science and Technology made this disclosure during a media parley with the press. He said all major players in the Information Technology industry would soon be moved to the 15 hectares of land axis early next year, assuring that it would generate jobs for hundreds of Lagos residents when it finally kicked off.
“I can’t categorically say when we are moving them to the city, but we are working towards the first quarter of next year. We are discussing with all stakeholders in the market to ensure the success of the project. All the traders at the market now, will be fully carried along in the project.”
“The new market will be a modern standard market that will serve as one stop shop for IT industry. This will further enhance business in a friendly and enabling environment that will add value and ensure accessibility.”
He also allay fears of residents on the-claimed 100,000 CCTV cameras mounted in Lagos as fully operational contrary to speculations that they don’t work. He describe the installation of the cameras as part of the integrated communication project of the state.