FG committed to Entrepreneurship Village project – Minister 

The Minister of Innovation, Science and Technology, Chief Uche Nnaji, has hinted that his ministry is ready to render necessary support to the Entrepreneurship Village (E-Village).

A statement made available to journalists in Ibadan, Wednesday, quoted Chief Nnaji as dropping this hint during a meeting with the stakeholders of E-Village.

The statement stressed that the minister acknowledged the pivotal role such an initiative like E-Village will play in driving innovation, job creation and economic growth, noted that the initiative aligns with the ministry’s vision for a tech-driven future.

Engr Nnaji said such an initiative like the E-Village aligned with the vision of the present administration for a tech – driven future. 

“The Entrepreneurship Village aligns with our vision for a tech-driven future, and I am excited to endorse and support this endeavor wholeheartedly,” he said 

Speaking on behalf of other stakeholders, President of the Africa’s Young Entrepreneurs (A.Y.E.), Dr. Summy Smart Francis, said “e-village is a social impact and legacy project that addresses the need that the African economy currently faces in the education, entrepreneurship and infrastructural sector.” 

Dr. Francis stated that the entrepreneurial eco-system provided by e-village ensures that budding entrepreneurs are identified, trained, supported and produced to the economy to create jobs and to solve the many challenges currently experienced and yet to be experienced in the continent.

The E-Village will house institutions such as New York Institute of Finance, London Academy Business School (LABS), Metropolitan School of Business and Management, UK; and the School of Robotics and Artificial Intelligence (SORAI).