Owing to the rate of unemployment in the country, the Federal Government of Nigeria has announced that it will establish a Digital Job Centre in Akwa Ibom. The information was revealed by the Director General, National Information Technology Agency (NITDA), Dr. Isa Pantami at the 9th edition of Startup event in Uyo.
According to him, the agency was ready and willing to support any youth who has ideas through ICT to proffer solutions to problems confronting the nation.
Speaking at the event, the Commissioner for Science and Technology in Akwa Ibom, Prof Nse Essien, said that the state government has long embrace ICT in finding solutions to some issues facing the state.
Essien said Startup was a meeting place where all ICT professionals gathered to brainstorm on problems solving. He urged the youth to embrace the programme and take serious attention to achieve the required