Federal Government Applauds NCC’s Commitment On Skill Acquisition Programmes

The Federal Government has applauded the commitment and dedication of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) towards enhancing digital skills development among youths, through implementation of various information and communication technology skill acquisition programmes.

Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, and the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Pantami, gave the commendation during the inauguration of a Digital Nigeria Centre, a project executed by the universal service provision fund, an arm of NCC, at the Ijesa Muslim Grammar School, Ilesa, Osun State.

Aregbesola announced the establishment of President Muhammadu Buhari N100 Million technology fund for youth empowerment, to jolt the emergence of world class technology experts.

Pantami stated that the Federal Government is focused on promoting digital economy across the country and that this had informed the renaming of the Ministry of Communications to the Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy.

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