Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has emphasized the significance of digital transformation for Ghana’s economic advancement. He reiterated that leveraging digital technology will allow the country to leapfrog the development process and effectively address longstanding issues.
Speaking on Tuesday, January 9, at the 75th Annual New Year School hosted by the University of Ghana in Accra, Dr. Bawumia highlighted the potential of digital transformation to enhance both economic and public sector governance.
The Vice President noted that the New Year School, a revered tradition of the University of Ghana, serves as a unique platform for academia, public and private sectors, to engage in discussions on matters of national importance.
Addressing this year’s theme, “Nurturing resilience: Adopting Technology and Embracing Humanism for Sustainable Development,” Dr. Bawumia stated that the government’s vision since assuming office in 2017 is “to build a new system through digital transformation, leapfrogging the development process, overcoming legacy problems, and improving both economic and public sector governance.”