The 3 Million Technical Talent (3MTT) initiative, spearheaded by Nigeria’s Federal Government, has crossed a landmark with over one million applications, signifying a surge in the nation’s commitment to nurturing technical skills. The Minister of Communications, Innovation, and Digital Economy, Dr. Bosun Tijani, revealed that forthcoming steps for participants will be communicated shortly, hinting at a major update within the next dozen hours.
In the first paragraph of the communiqué, the 3 Million Technical Talent (3MTT) programme’s progress was spotlighted, demonstrating the enthusiastic response from Nigerian citizens eager to partake in the digital skills revolution. The initiative has not only garnered applications from individuals but also seen a remarkable response from the corporate sector, with thousands of companies seeking to collaborate as service providers.
Throughout the body of the report, the 3 Million Technical Talent (3MTT) programme is described as a cornerstone of the country’s digital strategy. With a substantial investment of N1 billion by IHS Telecom, the programme is set out in three strategic phases. The first phase aims to induct 30,000 Nigerians, imparting skills critical to the digital economy such as software project management, data analysis, and digital marketing.
The conclusion reiterates the significance of the 3 Million Technical Talent (3MTT) programme as a pivotal move to foster a highly skilled tech workforce, driving Nigeria’s digital economy forward and establishing the nation as a key exporter of technological expertise.
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