News

Illorin innovation hub joins AfriLabs network

By Adewuyi Simeon

Advertisement

The first ICT and technology centre established by the Kwara State Government ‘Ilorin Innovation Hub’ has joined the Afrilabs Network which is the largest network of innovation hubs in Africa.

Kwara State Government made this known in a press release made available to newsmen.

The release stated that the Ilorin Innovation Hub has two main functions, which are to build technology skills capacity among the young people of Kwara State and to incubate local technology startups.

It adds that the functions go both go in line with the objectives of Afrilabs, which are to promote the creation of African made technology, capacity building, mentorship, networking and entrepreneurship.

According to the statement, “It is believe that as the Ilorin Innovation Hub commences it’s activities, this partnership will bring in not only more attention and opportunities to the new venture by the Kwara State Government, but will also create a network for collaboration via which our youth can grow and succeed in the technology space. Kwara youth will have access to broader sources of funding, remote work and jobs across the Afrilabs network.”

“We are also sure that the Ilorin Innovation Hub will be home to many events and programs within the Afrilabs network by the time construction of its modern permanent location, which is like no other in West Africa, is completed later this year.” It adds.

Dear Reader,
Every day, we strive to bring the most accurate, up-to-date, and complete information to our readers like you. It requires money to produce good journalism. We're asking for your help today to help us do more. Your contribution ensures that Metro Times can continue to provide good journalism to people all over the world. 

READ MORE:  NBC to establish Institute for Broadcast Policy and Regulation
Donate or sign up for as little as N1,000 to become a member. Learn more about our membership here

Bank transfers can be made to:
Union Bank Plc
0139921998
Micnaij Media Ltd


Inquiries:
Email: info@metrotimesonline.com
Whatsapp: +234 701 162 0455

Leave a Reply