As the world goes digital, it is important we rise our economy and trained our youth on ICT skills, Carrington Youth Fellowship Initiative, which is one of the Non profitable organization interested in training youth and making them meaningful has trained and issue certificate to those who attended it data analysis workshop in Lagos, the thirty participant has been issued certificate of professionalism.

The event was held to celebrate the youth economic empowerment and appreciate their will to make a difference and impact the world with their knowledge of data analysis and management.

Femi Boboye, team leader for the Project DHUB initiative, said in an interview, that the training was put in place last year with the support of the CYFI, a programme of the United States Consulate Lagos.

Boboye said: “Although Pandemic became an issue but we made sure that youth who applied for the training course got the necessary means to learn even when they were not on ground.  We made sure we had online classes on the topic and we gave them practical assignment to make sure what we taught are implemented.

“After the lock-down was lifted, the youth resumed and the learning and training process continued, we made sure there were internet networks available because the training involved networking. It has not been easy but I am proud to inform you that all the sacrifice paid off and the youth could testify to it,” he said.

Guest speaker at the event, Mrs. Dupe Adeoye, advised the participants to make use of the opportunity the training had provided them.

“Speaking as an activist of a project on girl’s innovation, I will say such a programme has opened many doors of opportunities to the youth of today, to learn new ways and methods to make a difference and to achieve technology evolvement, because the world of today revolves more on technology and data,” she said.

On the gains of the training, Aremoyo Olayinka, one of the grandands, said it had changed his life drastically and opened doors of opportunity for him

“I saw the training last year December online and I applied for it and at that time was hunting for jobs and I saw an opportunity to improve and learn more on data analysis and the project DHUB programme has been so amazing, resourceful and insightful, it has exposed me to the world of data management and how the generation we are in now revolves around data,” Olayinka said.

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