IBB University trains 300 civil servants in digital skills
Over 300 civil servants in Niger State have benefited from the Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University (IBBU), Lapai, Digital Skill Acquisition Initiative.
The beneficiaries who were drawn from various ministries and parastals learned basic rudiments in desktop/ mobile software development, computer utilisation, web design/ programming, internet marketing/ entrepreneurship, among others.
Vice Chancellor of the university, Professor Muhammad Nasir Maiturare, said the university was committed to developing young Nigerians through basic internet skills to boost economic growth as part of its social responsibility.
He said the initiative would among other things avail the youths the opportunity to own their businesses and create jobs, and that youths must be encouraged to take advantage of the digitally changing world, adding that without the basic digital knowledge one could not be said to be literate.