By Paul Adepoju
While Yaba metropolis in the city of Lagos continues to heavily dominate discussions around tech in Nigeria, developments in other cities are also indicating that tech in Nigeria does not start and end in Lagos. Akure, the capital city of Ondo state is one of such Nigerian cities where tech ecosystem is emerging.
“The Akure Tech Ecosystem is an emerging system. A lot has been done to improve the ecosystem in the last two and a half years which has resulted in the increase in the number of tech hubs in the city,” Adeloye Edema, one of the organisers of Akure Tech Expo holding this week, told TechCity.
He attributed the progress made in recent years to efforts of key players led by the state government.
He said: “The State Government is a major player through the Ondo State Information Technology Agency (SITA). The Government formed Office of Innovation and Partnership is also an emerging player. Other players include Premier Hub, Coven Labs, Akure tech Hub, Shokenny Solutions, among many others.”
In spite of the numerous achievements already made in Nigeria, Edema argued that there are still key offerings from the tech ecosystem in Akure for Nigeria’s Click here to read entire article
Source:: Tech city NG