Industrial Training Fund has launched the InfoTech Skills Empowerment Programme with the training and Certification of seven hundred youths in the country.
The Director-General of the fund, Sir Joseph Ntung Ari stated this during the graduation ceremony of the 2018 InfoTech skills empowerment programme held in Kaduna.
Sir Joseph Ntung who was represented by the Kaduna Area Manager, Alhaji Yahaya Manu, explained that the trainees are degree holders selected and equipped with a three month intensive specialized ICT skills, where each geo-political zones is benefiting one hundred participants.
“The training was in three categories, the Advanced Computer Networking, Networking Certification and Hardware Maintenance and Repair”, he said.
The Director-General said eighty percent of the enrolled trainees passed the certification examination, noting that the certification had international recognition.
He said that through the InfoTech Empowerment Programme, the ITF would equally provide the graduate students with start-up packs and tools to boost their self employability.
Sir Joseph Ntung Ari commended President Muhammadu Buhari for supporting the ITF in the implementation of its various skills intervention and empowerment programme for the benefit of Nigerian youth.
Some of the personalities at the occasion advised them to take full advantage of what they have learned by impacting positively to their societies.