FG To Transform Nigeria Into Hub For Talent, Innovation – Inuwa

SHALOM OLALEYE

The Director General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Kashifu Inuwa, has said the Federal Government is prioritising efforts to establish Nigeria as a leading hub for talent and innovation in Africa.

He said this at the closing ceremony of a five days digital literacy training for the Mainstream Rural Women Participation and Gender Techpreneurship and Provision of IT Tools for 60 participants organised by NITDA in Oyo town, Oyo state.

NITDA Digital literacy training

The NITDA DG urged the participants to utilise the knowledge and skills the training offered them to build a career and a new future for themselves in the digital economy space.

“This training programme is a means of empowering the youths and stimulating the creativity in improving the studious skills of our young people so that they can play their critical roles in the digital economy space.

Stakeholders and participants at the innovation programme

“We also hope that all that you have learnt today will not stop here but you will become an advocate of the digital economy programmes by reaching out to your own people and teaching them what you have learnt,” he said.