Nigeria And Israel Commence Technological Development Partnership

Nigeria and Israel have commenced collaborative moves to deepen partnership in innovation, entrepreneurship and production with the aim of harnessing Nigeria’s huge potential for its technological development.

Israeli Ambassador to Nigeria, Michael Freeman, stated this when he paid a working visit to the Executive Secretary of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, Sonny Echono, in Abuja.

Ambassador Freeman expressed Israel’s desire to work with Nigeria in the area of technology and entrepreneurship development while describing Nigeria as a country of huge potential due to its teeming youth population.

While describing Israel as a leading country in technology and innovation, Ambassador Freeman disclosed that 45% of Israel’s Gross Domestic Product, GDP, comes from innovation and entrepreneurship start-ups, as the country’s major economic sectors are involved in high technology and industrial manufacturing.