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Lagos, IT firm invest N3bn to bridge tech talent gap

The Ingryd Academy has forged a collaboration with the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF), with an investment of N3 billion to drive innovation, foster…

The Ingryd Academy has forged a collaboration with the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF), with an investment of N3 billion to drive innovation, foster tech talent, and empower aspiring tech professionals across Nigerians and Africa.

Speaking at a press conference in Lagos on Tuesday, CEO Ingryd Academy, Khadijat Abdulkadir said the partnership with LSETF envisions a future where Africa’s tech talent rises to its full potential, driving innovation and propelling the continent to the forefront of the global tech landscape.

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Abdulkadir said the Ingryd Scholarship Program, which is renowned for offering free training in critical tech skill sets such as Java, Linux, Cyber security and Data Science, will now train 4,000 individuals annually.

She said: “The program’s six-month curriculum includes a three-month paid internship, enabling participants to gain practical experience and apply their newly acquired skills.

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