Huawei To Invest $150m In Digital Talent Devt
Huawei said it plans to invest $150million in digital talent development over the next five years. The chairman of Huawei, Liang Huan, stated that, “We
Huawei said it plans to invest $150million in digital talent development over the next five years.The chairman of Huawei, Liang Huan, stated that, “We are announcing Huawei’s Seeds for the Future Program 2.0. As part of our commitment to continuously develop talent, we will invest $150 million in this program over the next five years and help college students and young people improve their digital skills. This program is expected to benefit three million people.”
The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Pantami, stated that “Nigeria is positioning to be the continent’s leader in digitalisation. The advantages include the country’s population and location, the contribution of the ICT to Gross Domestic Product, and the level of the ICT literacy among Nigerians.”
He added that the government would henceforth be proactive in the ICT through effective application of emerging technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, Robotics, and Virtual Reality.He noted that in a few years, Nigerians might no longer need to travel to India or other foreign countries for medical tourism, as surgeries could be performed on patients anywhere in the world by means of 5G technology. headtopics.com
He urged the 10 Nigerian students selected from different institutions for the Huawei internship programme to see themselves as future entrepreneurs in order to make the best of the opportunity.“The ICT has the potential of employing and lifting millions of Nigerians out of poverty,” the minister added.Read more: LEADERSHIP Newspaper »
Hopefully, they will give all of thier employees share and not pocket all the profits!