By Sodiq Lawal
The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, is set to train over 200 youths on Information Communication Technology ICT as part of his annual edition of Ife Youth Economic Summit(IYES).
In a statement signed by the Special Assistance to Ooni on Empowerment and Wealth Creation, Mr Olamide Awosunle, Ooni said the programme was meant to engage as many youths as possible to prevent youths restiveness.
Ooni said that he had been an advocate of the promising younger generation, adding that he is embarking on the project in his quest to contribute to the development of ICT as viable means of income generations and reduce youths unemployment. The 200 youths would be trained for six (6) weeks in Computer Programming, Mobile App Development (Android Apps & iOS Apps), Desktop Application, Game Development, Web design Design, Hosting and E Commerce.
Others are Online Content Development, Search Engine Optimization, Blogging, Business Set-Up and Management.
The training would be provided by National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) and SMEDAN, Abuja.