Describing technology as how problems are solved today, he added, “Problem solvers have always existed in Africa. We have always been creative and solving different things.
“I tell people who want to start a tech journey to practice problem-solving. You can volunteer to help people. If you are not good at solving problems, then you will not be good at solving problems with technology. You must also start your own company, it’s the fastest way to learn.”
Specifically, he observed with only 25 percent of Africans on the Internet, seven $1 billion companies have been created, like Interswitch, Flutterwave, Chipper Cash, and others.
On his part, the Managing Director of Edo State Investment Promotion Office, Kelvin Uwaibi, said the state government has established a data agency to support the government’s effort in its digitalization drive.