Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo on Monday visited Ventures Park, an innovative tech hub in Maitama, Abuja where he interacted with startup companies- Irisii Technologies, Thrive Agric, and Sustainable Leadership Development Foundation.
The Vice President was received and taken on a tour of the facility by the Kola Aina, the Chief Executive Officer and founder of Ventures Platform.
He assured them of Federal Government’s support especially in shaping policies to support this sector.
He emphasized on the need to bring in more ideas and restated the forthcoming technology & innovation council to develop policy much like the Industrial Competitiveness Advisory Council which he chairs and is ‘vice-chaired’ by active private sector individuals like Aliko Dangote and Atedo Peterside.
VP Osinbajo visiting Ventures Park, a tech hub in Maitama, Abuja this morning interacting with a retinue of innovative tech savvy young Nigerians with great ICT skills and ideas-quite revealing. He assures them of FG's support especially in shaping policies to support this sector
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“There is so much innovations out there. I am really proud about what I see here and you can be sure we have your back,” Osinbajo said.
Aina appreciated the Vice President for visit while pledging the support of the Park to supporting young inventors in the country.