Kwara State Government has come up with plans to empower young people in the state with tech skills to meet 21st century market demands and hone their creative and problem-solving skills as well as make them more competitive.
The government, in partnership with TIIDELAB is organizing a tech training session for young people ahead of a fellowship programme that will feature the best hands picked from the qualifying session.
Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq’s Senior Special Assistant on Youths Engagement Kaothara Adeyi said the Pre-fellowship Session was 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.
Outstanding participants will have the opportunity to enroll in the main fellowship for a period of six months’, she said.
The Registration for the pre-fellowship session is currently ongoing and the application deadline is 3rd May 2021 while the Session commences on 4th May 2021.