Glo’s Innovation Hubs To Enhance FG Digitalisation Drive

The Executive Vice Chairman of Globacom, Mrs. Bella Disu, said the company is poised to help drive the realisation of the Federal Government’s digitalisation agenda.

She stated this at the launch of Nigeria’s Digital Economy Report with: ‘Driving Economic Growth through Digital Transformation’ as theme at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja.

Mrs. Disu, who emphasized the importance of Nigeria continuing to harness the transformative powers of emerging technologies, disclosed Globacom’s plan to enable technological advancement in the country.

“We see the current challenges in the sector as a responsibility to be at the forefront of enabling tech advancement. We are at the moment doing two things which key into the Ministry of Communications, Innovation and Digital Economy’s strategic blueprint. Under the pillar of Knowledge, the ministry is planning to have about 3m technical talents by 2027 and also increase digital literacy.

“In Glo, we have a Glo learning management solution which has the capacity to train up to 100,000 users a month on different skill sets from digital marketing and other professional courses some of which we plan to offer as CSR and also on courses covering Python, blockchain, AI to really push digital literacy.

“Under innovation, we plan to have four innovation hubs, with one to be rolled out in Lagos in the fourth quarter of the year, and three to be commissioned by the second quarter of 2025 in Port Harcourt, Ibadan, and Abuja.”

 

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