Startup Arewa, an initiative launched in November, 2016 with the aim of creating a tech ecosystem in the whole Northern Nigeria and unlocking the potentials of the region recently held the Benue Tech Forum in Makurdi.
The Makurdi event follows the successfully held Startup Arewa in Kaduna last November.
The Benue Tech Forum initiative which is building a sustainable Northern Tech Ecosystem in all the 19 Northern States of Nigeria has already been to Kaduna State and is in now Benue State.
It is a planned and continued community based program that will partner with State governments, ICT industry stakeholders from both public and private sector and the global ICT community whether you are a techie or just a tech enthusiast, this event is one that you will never wish to miss.
The Benue Tech Forum Ecosystem launch had guest speakers such as the Commissioner of Science & Tech Benue State, Permanent Secretary of Science & Tech Benue State, Special Assistant to the Benue State Governor on ICT, Ambassador Aisha Audu Emeje Founder A3 Foundation, Mr Bankole Oloruntoba of Enspire Incubators, Mr. Mohammed Ibrahim Jega of Emerge Tech Africa, Mr. Mohammed Musa of Brainiacs Robotics and Mr. Abu Andrew of Young Innovators amongst others.
The two-day event included pep talks, hackathon and a bootcamp.