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BoI to tackle youth unemployment with tech hubs

BoI to tackle youth unemployment with tech hubs

Growth & Insight, Technology
Worried about the high level of youth unemployment currently estimated at 33.3 per cent, the Bank of Industry (BoI) has announced plans to establish tech hubs to address the challenge. The bank stated it would be sponsoring tech hubs in recognition of the talented youths in universities and the need to channel youths to more productive and impactful initiatives rather than social vices. The Managing Director, BOI, Olukayode Pitan, stated this at the BOI-Unilag Incubation and Co-working Hub opening and commissioning in the University of Lagos. The BoI boss stated that remains committed to providing funding to support credible and bankable ideas that emerge from the tech hubs to enable them to start operations and scale into viable businesses. He said embracing technology an...

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