We’ll Support Google’s Commitment to Create 1m Digital Jobs In Nigeria – Tinubu Assures

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Nigeria’s Leader, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has said the National Government (FG) will uphold Google, the global innovation monster, to make 1,000,000 advanced positions in Nigeria.

The President made the accommodation in Abuja on Friday during the visit of Richard Gingras, VP of information at Google, to his office.

Tinubu guaranteed the meeting Google leader that Nigeria had innovative and skilled youngsters who are prepared and roused to learn.

“I am glad that Google is ready to partner with us. You have answered our call on digital innovation and to help our youths.

“You are supporting our efforts to promote digital economy. We are ready to work with you on your commitment to create 1 million digital jobs in Nigeria.

“We will give you all the support you need to have a beneficial corporate responsibility. We have started our economic reforms, even though tortuous,” a statement issued by Dele Alake, Special Adviser to the President on Special Duties, Communications and Strategy, quoted Tinubu as saying.

Tending to research’s advancement of free discourse, opportunity of the press and a vote based system through its foundation, Tinubu proclaimed that in the public interest free discourse and press opportunity ought not be obstructed.

“It is in broad daylight interest to keep on shielding free press and free discourse. We are focused on supporting a free society,” he said.

In the mean time, Gingras let Tinubu know that his association has profound interest in Nigeria and stands prepared to help the National Government.

He recorded the numerous abilities of Google to incorporate areas of computerized reasoning and other advanced developments that are engaging youngsters to become advanced business people.

Gingras advanced that Google subsea link, Equiano, named after the Nigerian slave abolitionist, will essentially influence future web network requests.

The VP similarly guaranteed that Google would assist with getting Nigeria in the time of disinformation and phony news, saying that his association looks to proceed with its organization with the Nigerian government.

“Google has deep interest in Nigeria. We want to support the government’s efforts to create 1 million digital jobs. We have all the tools and capabilities to make this happen. We will also help to secure Nigeria and we have discussed that with your National Security Adviser.

“I came to Nigeria to learn. I am going back home very impressed with what I saw. You have very vibrant, creative and talented young people who are embracing innovation.

“We will continue to support your programmes to expand your digital economy,” Gingras said.

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