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Press Release: The UK-Nigeria Tech Hub partners with Dufuna for its Design School Program. 

The UK-Nigeria Tech Hub, an initiative of the UK Government Department of Digital, Culture, Media, and Sport has launched its Design School program aimed at equipping30 aspiring designers with world-class product design skills required in the 21st century to enable them to become employable or kick-start their career in Tech.

The pilot phase of this program is a 2-months program that will kick-start on the 1st of February, 2021 and to adhere to COVID-19 health guidelines, the program will run virtually.

This is a wonderful opportunity to build up and encourage designers, further empowering them with the necessary skillset required to upskill and compete, home and abroad. 

Honey Ogundeyi, the Country Director of UK-Nigeria Tech Hub stated that the Hub remains committed to developing the tech-ecosystem in Nigeria by promoting and enabling interventions that will promote digital skills and invariably create job opportunities. 

Olatokunbo Fagbamigbe, CEO and founder of Dufuna stated that Dufuna is excited to work with UK-Nigeria Tech Hub to train a new generation of world-class product designers for the Nigerian tech ecosystem. The Product Design course adds to our portfolio of courses and moves us closer to fulfilling our mission of empowering 1,000,000 Africans with digital vocational skills.

 

About the UK- Nigeria Tech Hub

The UK-Nigeria Tech Hub has been established as part of the UK’s Digital Access Program (DAP), a UK Government Prosperity Fund initiative. The UK-Nigeria Tech Hub aims to develop a stronger Nigerian digital ecosystem through the development of skills, entrepreneurship, and business partnerships.

 

About Dufuna

Dufuna is a social impact enterprise designed to train ambitious and disciplined Africans with digital skills to become highly-employable technology professionals.

 

Contact:

UK-Nigeria Tech Hub

Instagram : @ ukngtechhub

Twitter: @ ukngtechhub

LinkedIn: @ UK-Nigeria Tech Hub

Email: UK.Nigeria.Techhub@fco.gov.uk

 

Dufuna

Instagram: @Dufuna

Twitter: @DufunaTech

LinkedIn: @Dufuna

Facebook: @dufuna

Email: info@dufuna.org

 

Learn more about Dufuna’s programs here

 

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