Over 30,000 Nigerians to Learn About Blockchain From Government Agency – Blockchain Bitcoin News

Nigeria’s National Information Technology Development Agency recently said it has launched a blockchain training program and over 30,000 people are set to participate. The objective of the training course is to make the participants “early solution providers in the fourth industrial revolution.”

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Nigeria’s government announced that it will educate more than 35,000 people on blockchain technology. Training will take place by the National Information Technology Development Agency. Its purpose is to encourage adoption and establish Nigeria as a leader in the Blockchain industry.

Radio Nigeria reports that the NITDA director-general KashifuInuwa made the announcement and encouraged Nigerians take advantage of scholarships available to them. Inuwa also suggested the purpose of the government’s push to train many Nigerians is to ensure they become “early solution providers in the fourth industrial revolution.”

As stated in the report, NITDA’s training program is set to be delivered to learners from across Nigeria’s 36 states. Learners who successfully complete the training can be part of the London incubation program, according to the report. Some others will be exposed the Bitcoin Satoshi Vision ecosystem (BSV).

Meanwhile, Mohammed Jega, the co-founder of NITDA’s blockchain partner for the training program, reportedly reiterated his entity’s commitment to producing “quality education and equipping participants with the skills to build real-life blockchain solutions.”

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Terence Zimwara

Terence Zimwara was a Zimbabwe award-winning journalist and author. His writings have covered the economic problems of several African countries and how digital currency can offer an escape route.

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