The Edo Government has joined Amazon, the American corporation, to offer online tech training to seven state-owned universities through the Edo Innovation Center.
The Program Manager, Edo Innovation Center, Izoduwa Asemota, said in a statement that the project was the result of synergies with global technology firms that improve the state ‘s technology ecosystem.
“The universities and polytechnics to benefit from the initiative are University of Benin, Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Auchi Polytechnic, Edo State Polytechnic Usen, Benson Idahosa University, Igbinedion University and Edo University, Iyamho.
“The training is open to students with interest in coding and programming and would expose them to the latest knowledge in cloud computing, with which they can secure jobs anywhere in the world,” he said.
Asemota said the training includes courses in Cloud Foundation, Developing Architecting, Operations, Machine Learning and Data Analytics, and would be coordinated through the Innovation Hub.