Vice President Kashim Shettima at the weekend launched a digital empowerment programme known as ‘Skillnovation’.
Shettima made this known via his official Facebook page and sharing photos of the event.
“Earlier today, I launched the FG/ALAT SKILLNOVATION programme at the Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
“Skillnovation is a transformative initiative that ushers in a new era of digital empowerment for Nigerians.
“The initiative will provide over three million Nigerians with essential digital skills required to succeed in the global economy.
“The Skillnovation Programme will establish 15 state-of-the-art ICT centres, strategically placed across Nigeria, to provide individuals and businesses alike with access to cutting-edge digital training, resources, and support.
“The first phase of the programme will focus on the states of Katsina, Anambra, Borno, Lagos, Oyo, and Kano, while the second phase will include Delta, Kaduna, Ogun, Bauchi, Kwara, and Ekiti States.”
By Okunade Kehinde