BACKPACK 1.5m Bauchi youth to receive computer training
Not less than 1.5million youth will receive computer training in Bauchi State under a scheme by the Federal Government, a state official has said.
The Head of the Federal Information Centre in Bauchi, Mr Ahmed Chidayya disclosed this while speaking at the graduation ceremony of 300 youth who have received the training.
It is being conducted by the Federal Information Centre in collaboration with Divine Digital International (DDI), a technology institute in Bauchi.
He therefore called on parents and corporate organisations to take advantage of the programme noting that the programme will train 1.5million youth in the state before it rounds up.
He charged the graduants to be good ambassadors of the scheme and also encourage youth to key in to the programme and use the computer skills they learn to be self reliant as well as entrepreneurs.
Chairman of the occasion Mr Haggai Gutap commended Federal information Centre and its partner for carrying out the computer training scheme for the youth.
He said: “This will give the opportunity to be computer literate in this computer age. The world is speedily moving from analogue to digitization hence the need to become computer literate.”
Managing Director of DDI, Mr John Haruna Daru urged youth to enrol for other programmes that will enhance their skills in the world of digitisation.