United States Secretary of State, Anthony Blinken has assured President Bola Tinubu of the technology giants from the US will assist in realizing his 1,000,000 digital Jobs Initiative.
The US Secretary gave the assurance at a news briefing after meeting with President Bola Tinubu at the Presidential Villa on Tuesday in Abuja.
Bliken, who is on an African nations tour, said that American entrepreneurs and companies are eager to partner with and invest in Nigeria, especially in the tech sector.
He said, “American entrepreneurs, American companies are eager to partner with and invest in Nigeria’s economy, particularly in the tech sector.
“We have tech giants that have teamed up with Nigerian partners to help Mr president’s new one million digital jobs initiative.
“Other companies are part of laying undersea cables, using satellite technology to expand access to the internet. Our tech incubators are fostering Nigeria’s next startups.
“Our venture capital companies are working to finance, so we want to work in partnership to help drive Nigeria’s technological revolution, which is creating jobs.
“It’s growing businesses, and it’s growing innovations in both of our countries,” Blinken said.