The Governor of Ogun State, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has said the new Ogun Innovation Centre, a tech hub, is designed to address gaps in entrepreneurial and technological capacity across the state, as well as provide solutions that will aid governance.
Prince Abiodun who gave this indication at the launch of Ogun Tech HUB along Kobape Road, Abeokuta, said his administration
He said the TechHUB underscored his administration resolve to digitally transform the State, just as the centre would form a platform for incubating ideas that would proffer solution’s to human problems.
The Governor said similar centres would established in the other two Senatorial Districts, expressing the hope that technology develop at the centre would attract foreign exchange to the State and nation.
While calling on the people, especially the youths to take maximum advantage of the Programme, the Governor said an advisory council would be constituted for the TechHUB, calling on well to do individuals and corporate bodies to partner the State government in achieving it set goals.
Speaking earlier, the Special Adviser on Information Technology, Mr. Dayo Abiodun said the centre would serve as place where technologists, government, impact investors and others in and around Ogun State would use of information technology fo find new solutions to various social problems in Nigeria.
The President, Nigeria Computer Society, Professor Adesi a Sodiya, said the centre would help in building capacity and skills for sustainable development, adding that the centre would launch the State into global stage.