Exciting Development: Nigeria Gears Up for 2nd Phase of 3 Million Technical Talent (3MTT) Program
In a groundbreaking move for Nigeria’s technological landscape, the Federal Government is preparing to launch the second phase of the 3 Million Technical Talent (3MTT) program. Dr. Bosun Tijani, the Minister of Communications, Innovation, and Digital Economy, announced the upcoming phase, scheduled to kick off in March 2024.
Expanding Technical Expertise:
The 3MTT program, a pivotal component of the Renewed Hope agenda, is designed to enhance Nigeria’s technical capabilities by providing training in critical areas such as Software Development, UI/UX Design, Data Analysis, Quality Assurance, Product Management, Data Science, Animation, AI/Machine Learning, Cybersecurity, Game Development, Cloud Computing, and DevOps.
Government’s Commitment to Digital Growth:
The launch of the second phase underscores the government’s unwavering commitment to nurturing a skilled workforce prepared for the dynamic digital world. This strategic investment is poised to catalyze innovation, stimulate economic growth, and elevate Nigeria’s global competitiveness in the digital sector.
Minister Tijani’s Twitter Announcement:
Minister Dr. Bosun Tijani took to Twitter to share the exciting news during the winners’ announcement for the 3MTT Learning Community Video Showcase Competition held in December 2023. The second phase aims to select an additional 300,000 applicants, building on the success of the first phase where 30,000 individuals have been actively engaged in diverse technical skills training since November 2023.
3MTT Program: A Symbol of Government Commitment:
Beyond being a training initiative, the 3MTT program symbolizes the Federal Government’s dedication to fostering innovation, resilience, and excellence in the digital realm. By investing in the technical talent of the country, Nigeria is laying a robust foundation for sustained growth in the digital economy. This initiative stands as a testament to the government’s commitment to shaping a digitally empowered future for the nation.