Oyo Tech Hub, a technology facility built by Engr Faozey Oladotun Nurudeen has been approved by the United Nations Internet Governance Forum, and the Nigerian Internet Governance Forum, to serve as a virtual participation Centre for the upcoming Nigerian Internet Governance forum event which is expected to start tomorrow, 14th – 15th September 2023.
The approval of Oyo Tech Hub increases significantly, the prospects of the facility in terms of global recognition, as it has all the facilities built in to compete in the technology sector.
This approval which counts as a giant stride, is said to be coming at the heels of the first summer graduation ceremony of the tech hub, which was held to optimize the vacation period of the pupils, graduating more than 500 young learners from various technology classes like Robotics, Programming among others.
The quality of the tech hub is not surprising, as its founder, Engr Faozey who is a candidate of Accord Party for the seat of Oyo Central Senatorial district, is a technopreneur with many years of experience. The tech hub situated in the ancient Oyo town, is regarded as the first privately owned tech hub in Africa.
The first day of the event is dedicated to women and youth in technology while the main program slated for the 15th of September, 2023 would be opened by Nigeria’s Honorable Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof Isah Pantami.
The Cordinator, West Africa Internet Governance Forum Mrs Mary Udoma, Executive Vice Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) Prof Umar Garba Danbatta and the Director General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA); Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi are all expected to be in attendance at the event.