FG to partner Google in ICT training for youth — Minister
The Federal Government will avail itself of the opportunity being provided by global organizations like Google to train the teaming technology savvy youths in various level of ICT capacity development deployed by Google, as this will further open up the accessibility of turning around the nation’s economy and making ICT the main stay.
The Communications Minister, Alhaji Abdur-Raheem Adebayo Shittu disclosed this in Lagos recently in a goodwill message delivered at the event closing of Google For Nigeria.
The minister said Nigeria as a nation has so much more to learn and gain from the digital revolution being championed by Google.
The minister commending the commitment of Google Nigeria to implement ambitious reforms and bring about macroeconomic stability in the context of the country’s on-going Smart Digital Nigeria transition process stressed that the efforts are bearing tangible results and have laid the foundation for a credible path to fiscal sustainability and collaboration.
He added that Google, being one of the tech giants in computing and the web, has been at the centre of this digital penetration, with the popularity of its open platforms, powering lots of smartphones with android and other digital tools.