In the Press: Technology Implementation Strategies Ahead

·         According to the Vice President it is in recognition of the central role of innovation and technology in national economic growth plan that the federal government in the current budget provided extensively for technology and innovation.

 

·         Starting in the next several weeks, according to Vice President Osinbajo, the federal government will also be training a pool of 100,000 software developers, hardware service professionals, animators, graphic artists, building services professionals, artisans and others.

 

·         He intimated further that the federal government in its quest to make the country the technology hub in Africa, had launched a special presidential initiative on technology and start-ups, adding that "50 of the most innovative technology start-ups would soon be invited to the Presidential Villa to meet with major technology and innovation companies as well as collaborating with the federal government.” (statehouse.gov.ng)