The first Python Africa Tour (PAT) workshop to be held in Nigeria took place at the campus of African University of Science and Technology (AUST), Abuja, from the 14th to the 18th of June, 2010. It was sponsored by the Nigerian Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) and facilitated by Datasphir Solutions Ltd., an ICT company based in Lagos and Abuja
The programme started on Monday the 14th at 8am with the registration of participants. The workshop was declared open at 10am by the representative of the Director-General of NITDA. The DG., Professor Cleopas O. Angaye, was represented by Mr. Emeka Ezekwesili, NITDA's Director of Strategic Planning. In his opening speech, the DG's representative congratulated the participants on being selected for the training and urged them to make the most of the opportunity. He emphasized NITDA's commitment to uplift IT standards and skills in the country through such training programs.