Tinubu’s Wife Lauds Women’s Resilience In ICT

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In keeping with its mandate of empowering Nigerian women with enabling skills, the Renewed Hope Initiative of the first lady, Oluremi Tinubu, has graduated the first set of beneficiaries of its Women ICT Training and Empowerment programme.
The training had no fewer than 35 women drawn from across the FCT.
According to a statement by her media aide , Busola Kukoyi, the first lady in her address, congratulated the participants and applauded the director general and his team of facilitators for the success of the training.
She emphasised the importance of digital literacy and its role in fostering economic independence, noting that these skills are indispensable tools for driving growth and innovation.
“Also, the importance of digital literacy and its role in fostering economic independence cannot be overemphasized. In a world driven by technology, these skills empower women to take control of their lives, contribute to their communities and seize opportunities”.
“As we celebrate the successful conclusion of this programme, I extend my congratulations to all participants. You have exhibited resilience, determination and a hunger for knowledge that will undoubtedly set you on a path of success”.
Director General of NITDA, Kashifu Abdullahi, appreciated the first lady for the opportunity given to work with the RHI.
“Thank you for protecting all the vulnerable Nigerians, we are blessed to have you as the First Lady and mother of our nation, the participants, your daughters are graduating today taking home five major things, they are all equipped with digital literacy and ICT proficiency.
“They are going home empowered to safely and responsibly use digital platforms, they also master digital marketing on how to be able to use social media to sell your products and services, you are also enlightened on how to be part of gig economy, you learnt skills on how to work remotely and earn money, you also learnt how to use productivity tools, and lastly they were empowered on how to network.
They are going back home with a laptop and N100, 000.00,” he said.
Minister of Communications, Innovation and Digital Economy, Dr Bosun Tijani, also promised to work with the Initiative in ensuring that the training is extended to millions of women across the country.


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