Zinox partners Imo to equip 15,000 youths with digital skills
Zinox Technologies has partnered the Imo State Government to equip 15,000 youths with digital skills to make them wealth creators in the tech-driven global ecosystem.
The 15,000 youths were the latest batch of graduates from the Skill-Up Imo programme sponsored by the Imo State Government. Each of the graduating youths received either a brand-new Zinox or HP laptop and equipped with cutting-edge specifications for high-key performance.
In attendance at the graduation ceremony held at a packed Dan Anyiam Stadium in Owerri were dignitaries from all walks of life, including the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Bosun Tijani; the Minister of Innovation, Science and Technology, Uche Nnaji; Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Nkiru Onyejeocha and other distinguished senators and members of the House of Representatives.
Speaking at the event, the special guest of honour, Chairman, Zinox Group, Leo Stan Ekeh, hailed Gov. Hope Uzodinma for the enduring legacy he has instituted through the digital empowerment scheme.
“It is unprecedented. You can quote me. I don’t know what inspired the governor. He has put a futuristic system in place.”Ekeh urged the benefiting youths to make good use of the opportunity to change the narrative of their communities and the country at large.
“I’m excited with what the governor is doing. This is not the first time. The first time was 5,000 youths. Today, 15,000 youths have been trained. I am a witness, and we are all witnesses to this ambition to create digital natives,” he said.
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