Yaba Set To House The Biggest Tech Hub In Nigeria


As part of the plans to foster technological advancement in Lagos State and promote the existence of incubation hubs, the Lagos State Government has acquired 800 square meters of land to construct a technology hub.
Proposed to be Nigeria’s biggest technology hub, the development was announced by Governor Akinwunmi Ambode during his speech at the Lagos at 50 international Conference themed ‘Towards a Smart City: Preparing For The Next 50 Years Of Prosperity’.
Speaking at the event, Ambode revealed strategies being adopted towards moving the State from Mega city to a Smart city, just as he said that his administration has put in place policy framework for a technology-driven land administration and mapping, tax and justice administration.
Ambode disclosed that the government has completed modalities for the take-off of the digital switch all of which he said would come on stream in the coming months.
The Governor stressed that the future prosperity of Lagos is dependent on how well the young ones are equipped technologically and educationally, adding that in line with such, the State Government was already focusing on driving growth through key areas such as ICT, transportation, ease of doing business and tourism.

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