By Adewuyi Simeon, Ilorin
In it’s bid to enhance creativity and problem-solving skills among youths, the Kwara State Government has set up a plan to empower youths with technological skills to meet 21st century market demands.
It was learnt that the state government in partnership with TIIDELAB, an IT firm is organising a technical training session for young people.
According to a statement issued by the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Youths Engagement Kaothara Adeyi, “the empowerment Programme was organised ahead of a fellowship programme that will feature the best hands picked from the qualifying session.”
The Senior Special Assistance said that “The Pre-fellowship Session is a prelude to a six-month software engineering fellowship programme.”
“The fellowship will take participants through the nitty-gritty of software engineering alongside several other software skills required to transfer their technical knowledge into solution-driven products.”
Adeyi added that the participants in the pre-fellowship programme will learn basics of programming, problem-solving and tips of acing technical fellowship application.
According to the Special Assistance, “Outstanding participants will have the opportunity of enrolling in the main fellowship for a period of six months,” it stated.
Gazette news gathered that registration for the pre-fellowship session is currently ongoing till May 3rd, 2021 while the Session Commences on 4th May 2021.