Enugu State Government ready to build Enugu Technology Hub and Youth Innovation Centres at Enugu City and Obollo Afor.
This was announced by the Commissioner for Science and Technology, Mr Obi Kama, in a statement released in Enugu on Sunday.
Kama said that all-important projects, initiated by Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi to bring technology-driven innovations down to the grassroots for digital economy, have reached advanced stage.
Kama also said the target of Gov. Ugwuanyi’s administration is to turn Enugu into a Technology tourism state within the next three years.
”This will be done by bringing in the best Technology solutions and innovations with a view to increasing the state Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by at least 15 per cent,” he said.
The Commissioner said that the hub will also create over 1,500 small-scale technical businesses in the region; employing over 10,000 youth within a short time.