Lagos, July 25, 2018: In fulfilling its
commitment to improving the qualities of lives, MTN Foundation recently trained
500 youths on ICT and Business Skills in Oyo state.
The two-day intensive training from
technology experts was used to empower the five hundred participants. They were seen
beaming with excitement as they had become better equipped to succeed in
Nigeria’s evolving business landscape.
The session which was held on
Thursday 28th and Friday 29th June 2018 at the University of Ibadan, Ibadan,
Oyo State, had dignitaries like the Special Adviser on ICT to the Executive
Governor of Oyo, Mr. Niyi Ajao; Head of
Digital Communications, Oyo State Government, Babajide Fadoju, Honourable
Minister of Communications, Barr. Adebayo Shittupresent and
the training was organised by MTN in collaboration with it ecosystem partners –
KPMG, Digital Bridge Institute (DBI); IBM and Oracle.
Senior government officials, industry
leaders and other dignitaries present commended the MTN Foundation team for the
successful completion of the inaugural edition of the MTNF ICT & Business
Skills Training in Oyo State.
The Foundation further revealed its
intention to continue to train young and aspiring entrepreneurs around Nigeria.
MTN Foundation, through its many
ongoing and upcoming projects, has shown commitment to improving the quality of
lives of Nigerian communities as evidenced by the impact on over ten million
Nigerians in four hundred communities across the country through multiple
projects such as the highly successful ‘What Can We Do