It would also accommodate the National ICT Exhibition Centre as well as Museum for ICT and postal services to showcase technology-related innovations by Nigerians.
A statement from the Technical Adviser to the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Femi Adeluyi confirmed that the National ICT park will be supported by the National Digital Innovation and Entrepreneurship Centre (NDIEC) .
All the parastatal of the Ministry will be involved in managing the National Centres, he added.
Adeluyi said:” The National ICT Park would be a focal point for the supervision of both public and private ICT hubs in the country.
“Through it, the Federal Government will provide the enabling environment for creative Nigerians to come up with innovative technologies.
“The Park will have a number of benefits including boosting the digital economy, provision of space and environment for the growth of innovation driven enterprises (IDEs), serving as an incubator for cutting-edge technology and a mentorship platform for innovators, amongst others.
“It will provide a central location for Nigerian innovators with vibrant and developmental ideas to receive mentorship and all that they need to thrive.”