The FGN/ALAT Digital and SkillNnovation Hub Program 2023 will empower young entrepreneurs by providing them with tailored financial products, training, and support to enable them to build sustainable businesses that will support Nigeria’s economic growth.
What exactly is FGN/ALAT Digital and SkillNnovation Hub?
The FGN/ALAT Digital and SkillNnovation Hub is designed to act as a centralized platform for providing cutting-edge digital skills, mentorship, and networking opportunities to Nigeria’s tech-savvy youngsters and young entrepreneurs.
The emphasis is on entrepreneurship, skill development, and the integration of young people into the workforce, with a specific emphasis on employing one million adolescents in the digital economy and upskilling SMEs that can directly add value to the country’s economy.
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.
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
We will add the application link 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.