Abuja, January 26 – In an effort to address the mounting challenges posed by supply chain congestion in the nation, leading media officials had put forth a comprehensive proposal urging legislators to consider introducing a strategic infrastructure plan for digital broadcast. The proposed legislation emphasizes leveraging cutting-edge technology to enhance communication channels in the delivery of public services and alleviate congestion in the nation’s supply chain.
Amidst growing concerns over delays and disruptions in the country’s supply chain, the media experts speaking out of deep commitment are of the view that to foster progress and innovation in the sector, significant investment in digital broadcast infrastructure plan (DBIP) can significantly improve the efficiency and transparency of information flow within the supply chain.
Speaking at the General Meeting of the group in Abuja, the Executive Chairman, of Digital Awareness Initiative (DAI), Jonah Ubanmhen, highlighted the urgency of adopting innovative solutions to mitigate the impact of supply chain congestion in the country. “Our digital broadcast infrastructure plan is not just a response to the current challenges but a strategic investment in the future resilience of our supply chains”.
DAI is of the position that the potential of digital broadcasts to provide real-time communication capabilities across various level of the supply chain cannot be over-emphasized. This, they say will lead to reduced delays, improved coordination and timely updates for stakeholders in the sector.
The Executive Secretary of the DAI, Aisha Olatunde, stated that “The proposed digital broadcast infrastructure plan is a forward-looking and necessary step to address the challenges posed by supply chain congestion and its designed to tackle the root causes of congestion, thereby offering a better roadmap for the development of key infrastructure in the country”
Furthermore, the DAI emphasizes prioritising cyber-security measures within the digital broadcast infrastructure to protect sensitive information from potential cyber threats. According to the group, this approach align with global best practices by ensuring the integrity and confidentiality of critical supply chain data.
Industry experts also foresee the adoption of digital broadcast technology to foster Innovation in Logistics, Transportation, Real-time data analytics As well as AI-driven solutions been deployed to optimize route planning, predict demand fluctuations, and enhance overall supply chain resilience.
The proposed legislation aims to garner support from government bodies, industry leaders, and technology experts in other to foster a symbiotic relationship that benefits both the economy and businesses. DAI’s proposal encourages legislators to view this initiative not just as solution to supply chain congestion but as forward-thinking investment in the economy prosperity of citizens, and the nation’s digital broadcast system.