President Bola Tinubu has approved the establishment of an Information and Communication Technology (ICT) hub in Ekiti State.

Vice President Kashim Shettima announced this yesterday in Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital, while declaring open the third expanded National Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Clinics.

During his visit, the Vice President inaugurated a number of projects, such as the Ekiti MSME fabrics hub, Adire Ekiti Hub, and the Omisanjana-Shepherd road of the Biodun Oyebanji administration.

Shettima said the ICT hub, which is expected to be completed within 90 days, would serve as a veritable platform to harness the potential of the state’s youths in the technology space.

The Vice President said President Tinubu was committed to empowering youths and business owners through policies and programmes that would enhance sustainable economic growth and development.

He assured business owners and entrepreneurs in the state that the Federal Government, through Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN), had entered partnership with relevant institutions towards rendering financial and technical supports to them for expansion of their businesses.

Shettima, who hailed Governor Biodun Oyebanji for his commitment to the welfare of the people, promised that the Tinubu administration would continue to initiate projects that would impact positively on the citizens.

June 7, 2024

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