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FG begins 2022 digital entrepreneurship training for youths

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The Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy, in line with the second pillar of the National Digital Economy Policy and Strategy (NDEPS), has commenced the first batch of this year’s Digital Entrepreneurship Training for youths across the country.

The ongoing training is aimed at accelerating economic growth through digital literacy and skills while fulfilling the federal government’s policy direction of repositioning the youths for a digital era through inclusion and empowerment.

Spokesperson to Minister of Communications and Digital Economy Uwa Suleiman, in a statement said that the training is being organised under the Ministry’s auspices by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC).

She explained that the training, which commenced on June 20th has 50 beneficiaries each drawn from Delta, Cross Rivers, Katsina, Kano, Borno, Kwara, Oyo, Ondo, and Gombe states as well as Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

She said at the end of the two-week training, each beneficiary will be presented with a certificate of participation, a laptop, a mobile MIFI device with a three-month internet subscription, training materials and a cash stipend to enable them kick-start their digital entrepreneurial experiences.

The ongoing training is aimed at accelerating economic growth through digital literacy and skills while fulfilling the federal government’s policy direction of repositioning the youths for a digital era through inclusion and empowerment.

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