In what may be termed as a massive boost towards the efforts of the Federal government through the Ministry of Communication towards leveraging Information and Communication Technology for economic opportunities. A group of young Nigerians have put together an information Technology Market (online market).
The online market which is the first of its kind in Nigeria according to the innovators. When started will be an avenue to bridge gap between Nigerian Information and Technology experts and their potential clients.
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Speaking about the initiative, the creative director of the Nigerian Technology Market , Olanrewaju Oyedeji said several months of research culminated into the effort for Nigeria to have such portal
“We came together as young Nigerians and monitored how well Information and Communication Technology has been used for economic benefits in the current day Nigeria. We however discovered that we could have a largely Nigerian portal that can bridge lots of gaps”
On what the online portal offers, Olanrewaju said;
“We have the professionals portal, the E-marketing/ICT institute and also the e-connect portal. We basically connect Nigerian Youths who are Tech Savys to their dream jobs at no cost. All we need is their registration on the portal and we will connect them to clients. Some of the professionals we would incorporate include Social Media marketers, Game developers,Mobile Application developers, Digital Media marketers , Photographers, Video graphers and Graphic Designers”.
The portal can be accessed via technologymarket.com.ng from Saturday.
Olanrewaju revealed that the portal will be enabled to accomodate an online Information and Technology Learning institute that will aim to project the possibilities of e-learning in ICT among other features.
We have other features which will be unveiled at the official launching on December 15, Olanrewaju said.
The innovators also revealed that the online portal will be up for test run from Saturday ,December 1st.
“We will commence test run of the portal and also will seek reviews to help us Make it better”.
The site is been developed in collaboration with livingsoft technologies.
Olanrewaju encouraged Nigerians to support Nigerian innovations from time to time.