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About Us

The Ogun State Governor’s Challenge is an initiative of the Office of the Governor, Ogun State in collaboration with the Bureau for Information Technology, Ogun State and Civic Innovation Lab. The Ogun State Governor’s Challenge aims at bringing some of Ogun state’s sharpest entrepreneurial minds together in a room to contest with their innovative ideas for a chance to receive funding and business support.

Our Goal

Our ultimate goal is to raise the next generation of innovators who will use technology to develop meaninful social enterprise that will address challenges facing public and private sectors in Ogun State. We believe that by creating the enabling enviroment and with the coporation of companies with industrial presence in the state, the youths of Ogun State can actively participate in the drive towards reducing unemployment and solving numerous challenges facing both public and Private sectors in the State

Our Plan

The challenge is open to indigenes AND/OR residents of Ogun State home and abroad and entry closes on the 3rd of September.
Interested persons or teams with grand ideas and prototypes were welcome to participate in the programme in order to be a part of contributing towards writing the next chapter of Ogun state’s economic revolution through technology and innovation.

The Event

This event presents the rare opportunity of partnering with the Ogun State Government in driving the innovation agenda and setting the stage for the creation of what would become Africa’s future. Entrepreneurs with ideas that can transform government, security, healthcare, agriculture and social justice are afforded the platform to showcase these designs to a panel and possibly obtain grants in cash or kind to further these designs for a better Ogun State.

1 Million Naira Seed Funding

The most viable ideas presented in the uploaded pitch decks stand a chance to be funded at the Final Demo Day. Such pitch decks will be scrutinized by a team of industry and business experts. Qualified candidates will be contacted ahead of the demo day.

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Ogun Tech Hub, beside President Muhammadu Buhari Estate, along Kobape Road, Abeokuta, Ogun State