Sanwo-Olu Launches Eko Innovation Centre


Babajide Sanwo-Olu

The incoming Governor of Lagos, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, yesterday unveiled the Eko Innovation Centre, a tech hub that is private sector-driven.

The initiative was developed to strategically increase entrepreneurial and technological capacity across the state.

Speaking during the launch of the centre located at Ikoyi, Sanwo-Olu, who would be sworn-in today as Governor of Lagos State, said the location of the innovation centre used to be one of his campaign offices.

“It used to be a place where I had lots of young people who used to spend long nights to develop a lot of concepts around my manifesto.

“So, we said to ourselves, what is the best thing we can use this place for and so we decided to turn it into a tech hub, where people can come here to develop ideas.

“So, it is for Lagosians to come and take advantage of it once it fully becomes operational. It is part of our contribution to the things we preached while we…

Source: Thisday Newspaper