Today marked Nigeria Day, and the Nigerian Pavilion was lively with guests and media for its official opening. ITU Secretary-General, Houlin Zhao spoke warmly of the Nigerian support of ITU Telecom World events in this as well as previous years. The Nigeria Pavilion featured innovative products from SMEs and leading industry players driving the growth of Nigeria’s digital ecosystem. The Nigerian Communications Commission, which regulates the country’s high-growth telecoms sector, was also present to network and engage with participants to showcase developments and opportunities in the sector. The pavilion also hosted top government officials from the Ministry of Communications to engage at a high-level on flagship national projects and initiatives to deepen connectivity for better socio-economic impact.