Niigeria moves to upgrade technology
Yemi Osinbajo ,vice president of nigeria on Friday in Lagos inaugurated a big tech hub, which he stated may want to power “Nigeria technology development” and export of innovations.
This “Nigeria technology hub”, called Vibranium Valley, homes 30 tech companies and has the potential to residence 50 more.
Vibranium Valley, owned with the aid of the mission lawn institution (VGG), is housed on the grounds of the then renowned concord Printing Press of Nigeria owned by the past due MKO Abiola.
Osinbajo stated in a keynote deal with that Nigeria’s destiny would be on era, including that Vibranium Valley can be the following innovation cluster to pressure the united states’s technology advancement.
The vice president spoke on “The position of technology and Entrepreneurship in country-constructing”.
He stated: “we’re right here nowadays to fee the Vibranium Valley.
“we are told that Vibranium Valley homes so many technology institutions which has the potential to residence 50 extra companies and approximately the largest tech campus in Sub-Sahara African.
“two gentlemen started those technological businesses from a startup corporation to 60 million dollar-organizations.
“through their funding, they’ve created a system of worldwide-class era; those companies offer technological solutions to most of the troubles confronting us nowadays.”
Osinbajo stated that it become no longer with the aid of coincidence, but layout that the future of Nigeria would now not be on oil or solid minerals.
“it’s miles approximately generation, it’s far approximately improvements, and tech innovation is all about rather skilled humans, entrepreneurship spirit and a supporting surroundings of presidency, traders, mentors and international collaboration.
“inside the past, Nigeria billionaires had been traders, oil and fuel moguls; within the next few years, billionaires from Nigeria might be techies,” he said.
This government is taking this phenomenon seriously, tested by our innovation hub plans and ease of doing commercial enterprise initiative.
The chief government Officer of project lawn group, Mr Bunmi Akinyemiju, said that VGG favored that Vibranium Valley could stimulate collaboration with coverage makers and different stakeholders.
He referred to as for a era surroundings in Nigeria for answers to toughest country wide issues the usage of era.
He stated that VGG was focused on leveraging on revolutionary generation to create African solutions to African problems.