The Federal Government through the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), has announced free basic digital literary workshop for Nigerian youths between the ages of 16-40.
This was according to a statement released on Sunday, March 14, 2021 and obtained by the CAMPUS FOCUS from the official twitter handle of the NITDA.
The digital workshop which is meant to be in batches started with Batch A beneficiary states which include Kano, Lagos, Rivers and Gombe states.
According to the Agency, “Applications are now open for the free basic digital literacy workshop, funded by the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) and Microsoft and supported by the Federal Ministry of Communication and Digital Economy.
“The Digital States Program ensures that Nigerian youths are equipped with digital and life skills that can reduce the digital divide and foster economic growth by exposing them to digital tools and innovation that can redefine the future of their chosen career.
“This training will cover residents in Gombe, Kano, Lagos and Rivers states only and implemented by Wootlab Innovations.
“Wootlab Innovations is dedicated to the information privacy for all participants of the program. Personal data will NOT be shared with third-party services or organizations without your express consent.
“Interested youths are enjoined to register through the link (https://academy.nitda.gov.ng/public/digital-skills).” It added.