Ogun State Bureau of Data Know-how (BIT), in partnership with Worldwide Telecommunication Union (ITU), an Company beneath United Nations has commenced coaching for 80 women chosen from 40 private and non-private major and secondary faculties inside Abeokuta, in the direction of elevating the usual of training in Data and Communication Know-how.
Particular Adviser to the Governor on Data Communications and Know-how, Mr. Dayo Abiodun whereas declaring open a four-day coaching for the pupils and college students at Ogun Tech Hub, Kobape Abeokuta, said that the coaching was organised to commemorate the 12 months 2022 Worldwide Women Day in ICT, tagged “Entry and Security”.
Abiodun, in a press release signed by BIT’s Data Officer, Mrs. Olayinka Ezema, famous that the coaching was crucial to make sure that women and younger ladies thrive in Science, Know-how, Engineering, and Arithmetic (STEM) and ICT careers, thereby giving them the required impetus to compete on the earth of know-how, whereas bettering their socio-economic standing.
“The world is digitalised and we should encourage our younger females to take part actively within the growth of ICT within the State, to empower themselves, and contribute to the socio-economic progress of the State. That is our focus and we won’t relent as a authorities to convey this to realisation”, he stated
Based on him, the coaching would encourage the feminine youngster to enterprise into the sector of Data Know-how by studying primary programming blocks, Net growth, and digital electronics to women between the age brackets of seven and 15 from 40 faculties inside Abeokuta as a pilot scheme.
Talking, the Particular Assistant, ICT, Mr. Olakunle Akibola stated the State authorities wouldn’t relent at exposing youth particularly, girl-child to digital information which is helpful to the financial progress of the State, saying the coaching was a studying curve in constructing the capability of younger females and getting ready them for his or her varied future profession.
In her contribution, the Director, Customary Rules, Planning and Statistics, Mrs. Olatundun Adekunte suggested them to be centered throughout the coaching interval to realize the required information on digital literacy, which might assist proffer options to challenges skilled of their day-to-day actions.
Of their separate remarks, Members from Ilugun Excessive Faculty, Abeokuta and African Church Grammar Faculty, Bose Sotayo, and Valuable Osho respectively lauded the State authorities for availing them the chance to partake within the coaching, saying it’s a lifetime alternative that will be optimally utilised of their future profession.