Imo trains 300,000 on digital tech, upscales quality education
About 300 residents of Imo State are being trained on digital technology, using Information and Communication Technology (ICT) tools.
The Commissioner for Science and Technology, Prof. Boniface Nworgu, who disclosed this to The Guardian in Owerri, said the training was for those desirous of improving their knowledge in the modern digital world.
Nworgu, a Professor of Physics Education and former Dean, Faculty of Education, University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN), said the state government, had sealed a deal with a certified global digital institution, CISCO, on the training programme.
He said: “The SkillUpprogramme of Governor Hope Uzodimma has commenced. About 300,000 will be trained in modern ICT. The governor is passionate about science and technology, starting from school level.”
He assured of government7s commitment to qualitative education, saying the present administration in the state has done a lot in the sector to boost learning and address some of the challenges.
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