The First Lady of the Federal Republic of Nigeria Senator Oluremi Tinubu, has flagged off the Women ICT Training Empowerment Programme organised by the Renewed Hope Initiative.
The 5-day training which is in collaboration with the National Information Technology Development Agency NITDA is specifically designed for Women in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
The First Lady who was represented at the event by Senior Special Adviser on Policy, Strategy and Logistics, Hon Wahab Alawiye-King noted that digital literacy is the way the world is going and the women should make good use of the opportunity of the training to improve their knowledge.
She pointed out that Information Technology can be used as a one stop shop for economic growth and emancipation.
Senator Oluremi Tinubu restated her determination and commitment to transform the lives of women in the country.
Speaking earlier, Dr Aristotle Onyemaechi, Director of Corporate Planning and Strategy of NITDA said it is the desire of his organisation to build the capacity of youth in digital literacy as to enhance economic transformation of Nigeria.
He noted that Women are pivotal to this and hope the beneficiaries would become ambassadors of RHI and digital literacy in Nigeria.