The Imo State Government under the leadership of His Excellency Rt. Hon. Emeka Ihedioha (CON) boosts the development of Technology Eco system in Imo State with Free Computer Coding in partnership with HNG. According to the Hon. Commissioner for Technology Development, Nze Meekam K. Mgbenwelu, the Governor was working on creating a digital economy for Imo State and Software Developers had a crucial role to play. The internship which is one of the biggest suppliers of Tech talent provides sons and daughters of Imo State an opportunity to gain skills for the 21st century workforce. The start.ng internship, is brought to imolites with support from the Imo state Government through the Imo State Ministry of Technology Development. Over 500 Imolites have Pre-registered for the programme.
ENABLING FINTECH is a FREE Mobile money/Agent Banking Training which is being organized by The Ministry of Technology Development, Imo State with support from the Ministry of Youth and Social Development and in partnership with Iwuanyanwu Foundation and eTransact International PLC.
This training will happen concurrently in batches across all zones in Imo State until we reach our target of 5000 youths.
The training will start from the 8th of October 2019 and end on 13th December 2019.
The Imo state government through the Ministry of Technology Development trained and empowered 250 women in Imo State with coding skills. These women were trained in coding, robotics, web development and embedded systems for 12 weeks free of charge. The Ministry Partnered with the Office of the First Lady of Imo State, Microsoft, Nigerian Women Techsters, Nzuko Labs and some other prominent organizations to make this training successful. The Training ended with a graduation ceremony on the 14th of September 2019 where the 10 best students were given laptops and N100,000 cash prizes.