FG Partners Wema Bank to Establish Tech Hub in 7 States


The Federal Government Nigeria has disclosed it’s plan to launch digital hub in 7 states in the country to boost technological innovations in the country.  In a statement released on the official Twitter handle of the Presidency, @NGRPresident, the government said the initiative is aimed at empowering 1 million youths across the country with digital related skills and jobs, and provide 500,000 MSMEs with grants

"The strategic objectives of the programme include: to empower young entrepreneurs by providing them with tailored financial products, training and support to enable them to build sustainable businesses that will support the growth of Nigeria’s economy.”

The project will be executed by The Office of the Vice President, Kashim Shettima in partnership with Wema Bank.

According to the Presidency, the  FGN/ALAT Digital and SkillsNnovation Hub will be established in Anambra, Borno, Cross River, Kano, Katsina, and Lagos.

“The centres to be known as FGN/ALAT Digital and SkillNnovation Hub will open first in Lagos and Borno States with Katsina, Cross River, Anambra, Oyo, and Kano to follow afterwards.”

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