Nasarawa State Government together and ABS Blueprint have signed N22 billion joint venture agreement for the establishment of Nasarawa Technology Village, in Aso-Pada, Karu Local Government Area.
According to Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi Sule, it was conceived in line with the Silicon Valley in California, and aim to attract major international information technology firms to the state.
However, Abdullahi sule revealed that the choice of ABS Blueprint Limited as they partner for the project underwent rigorous evaluation and assessment process, with investors injecting over N20bn in the project.
The Governor has instructed the firm to commence work at the project site immediately in order to create employment opportunities for youths in the state
While speaking, the Group Managing Director,ABS Blueprint Limited, Muhammad Yamusa Suleiman asserted that his company has brought together a formidable consortium of partners and industry professionals in the quest to develop the Nasarawa Technology Village.
He said that the proposed technology village is sitting on 66,000 hectares of land, and would consist of a tech hub at the core to be operated by Decagon Learning Institute, which will provide full training for up to 2000 students on information technology.