Edo State has joined the league of tech hubs in Nigeria as GIG Innovation Hub, recently debuted in Benin City, the Edo State capital.
The launch of the GIG Innovation Hub in Benin City, the Edo State capital is coming on the heels of a number of tech hubs, incubators and accelerators that have sprung up in different locations of Nigeria in recent times mostly within Lagos and Abuja.
The GIG Innovation Hub is equipped with advanced IT facilities tailored towards driving the empowerment of students in secondary and tertiary institutions in the areas of web development, programming and serve as veritable tool in shaping young minds for optimum participation in the new economy.
Participants at this hub will be geared up for active participation in advanced innovative fields like robotics, Artificial Intelligence and associated technological strides that will power new systems, unlock before-unimagined possibilities, and significantly contribute to empowering Nigerian youths with technological skills for global competitiveness in the digital age.
This project is a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative of GIGM and funded by the Edwin Ajaere Foundation, housed at Nosakhare Model Education Centre, Benin City, Edo State.