Osun State Set to Tap into AfDB’s $618m Tech Fund
Osun State Governor, Ademola Adeleke, says his administration is ready to collaborate with the African Development Bank and tap into opportunities provided by the organisation through its $618m tech fund.
To this end, the governor directed the establishment of a support desk for Osun tech innovators and entrepreneurs to access the recently launched tech fund by the AfDB.
A statement by the spokesperson to the governor, Olawale Rasheed, said that Adeleke commended the AfDB President, Dr Akinwumi Adesina for the initiative.
He said the administration he led, created an enabling environment for Osun tech ecosystem, camong which are; the recently unfolded state ICT Policy, State Tech Innovation Policy, domestication of Nigeria’s Startup Act, the flag off of the state’s broadband fiber optic project and the establishment of a Digital Advisory Board.