FG Launches FGN/ALAT Digital and SkillNnovation

The FGN/ALAT Digital and SkillNnovation Hub Program will empower young entrepreneurs by providing them with targeted financial solutions, training, and assistance to enable them to develop sustainable enterprises that will boost Nigeria’s economic growth.

What is FGN/ALAT Digital and SkillNnovation Hub?

FGN/ALAT Digital and SkillNnovation Hub, positioned to serve as a centralized platform to provide cutting-edge digital skills, mentorship and networking opportunities targeting at tech-savvy youths and young entrepreneurs in Nigeria.

The focus is on promoting entrepreneurship, skills development and the integration of young employees in the workforce, particularly getting one million youths employed in the digital economy and upskilling SMEs who can directly add value to the country’s economy.

Training Opportunities:

According to the Federal Government, one million young adults would be trained in the following Program:

1. software engineering

2. product management

3. business analysis

4. Cloud computing, and

5. Product design, using a specialized curriculum designed for the FGN/ALAT Digital and SkillNnovation Hub.

Additional Opportunities:

a. 500,000 SMEs across Nigeria will be mentored by experts while coaches will train and upskill them for business growth and quantum leap.

b. Grants will be provided under a collaborative arrangement between the Federal Government and Wema Bank, setting aside N500 million to be given to SMEs and Techprenuers.

How To apply

Application link will be shared here as soon as the Federal Government open up the portal for interested applicants. So stay tuned.

FGN/ALAT Digital and SkillNnovation Hub, will be run in partnership with Wema Bank, would open first in Lagos and Borno states, with Katsina, Cross River, Anambra, Oyo, and Kano states to follow afterward.

Under this program, the Federal Government will be supporting tech-savvy youths with keen interest in digital innovations and aspire to drive technological advancements by providing them with financial solutions, training and access to strategic partnerships; and empowering young employees to become an integral part of the workforce in Nigeria, especially those deployed through the NYSC.

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