In a bid to hone their creative and problem-solving skills as well as make them more competitive, the Kwara State Government has set up a plan to empower her youth with tech skills to meet 21st century market demands.
The government, in partnership with TIIDELAB, is organising a tech training session for young people ahead of a fellowship programme that will feature the best hands picked from the qualifying session, according to a statement by the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Youths Engagement Kaothara Adeyi.
“The Pre-fellowship Session is a prelude to a six-month software engineering fellowship programme,” the statement said.
“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.”
It said the participants in the pre-fellowship programme will learn basics of programming, problem-solving and tips of acing technical fellowship application.
“Outstanding participants will have the opportunity of enrolling in the main fellowship for a period of six months,” it stated.
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.
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