Ministry of Sports Partners IBM for Digital Training and Job Opportunities for Youth
The Ministry of Youth and Sports Development has called on Nigerian youths to tap into the opportunities created by the Ministry for self-improvement and make a living for themselves.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development MR. SUNDAY DARE gave this advice during a short ceremony to sign a Partnership/MoU Agreement between the Sports Ministry and IBM Digital -Nation Africa to provide digital skills training for youths to enhance their skills and create opportunities.
According to HONURABLE SUNDAY DARE, the partnership will equip young people with the knowledge and tools to design and develop digital solutions while remaining abreast of the dynamic changes in the new technology driven economy.
Recall that the Ministry of Youth and Sports development late September 2019 conceived the Digital Youth Nigeria (Dy.ng) Program, which is component of the DEEL initiative.
The goal of DY.ng include equipping Nigerian youth with basic and advance technological development skills in the digital world to be deployed across various sectors.
Digital Youth Nigeria is aimed at equipping 500,000 young people with digital skills through available Youth Development Centers and specialized Enterprise Centers in all six geo-political zones of the country.