NCC Trained Over 150 Youths On Digital Skills In Adamawa

The Nigerian Communications Commission has trained over 150 youths on digital skills in Adamawa.

Muhammad B. Tukur, New Media aide to the Governor, released in a statement.

At the opening of the training at Duragi Hotel, Thursday, Governor Ahmadu Fintiri said the training was aimed at redirecting and repositioning the Nigerian youth towards the digital era through digital job creation programmes.

“This involves a two-day training and capacity building initiative for over 150 youths across the state that will harness their strength and stimulate/empower them for self-employment,”

The Governor who was represented by SSG Hon.Auwal Tukur Described the initiative as timely and reiterated that the state government is ready to partner with NCC to make use of the necessary privileges for the betterment of the youth of the state.

Earlier, in her welcome remarks head of the digital skills and services digital economy department Mrs Hauwa B. Wakili and the representative of EVC Barrister Usman Malah, Director of Human Capital and Infrastructure, NCC said that it is a great gesture to see government officials showing support for initiatives like the Digital Skills Workshop for Youth Empowerment.

“The involvement of the Governor’s office and SSG Adamawa state Hon. Auwal Tukur highlights the importance of investing in the digital skills of the youth for their empowerment and the overall development of the state. This kind of support and attention can go a long way in creating opportunities and advancing the potential of the youth in Adamawa state, ” He said.

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