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July 17, 2024

Kibiya incubation centre trains 65 students on SIDP, launches 1 year digital skills training for 3700 youths

The Kibiya Business Incubation Center marked a significant milestone with the launched of a one Year Digital Skills Training program, targeting 3,700 men and women across the Kibiya, Rano, and Bunkure local government areas.

The event, held at the ICT Center in Kibiya Local Government, also celebrated the graduation of 65 students who completed training on Skills for Inclusive Digital Participation (SIDP).

This was made known to Journalists in Kano by its Convener, Alh. Bashir Ado.

The program aims to bridge the digital divide and empower participants with essential digital skills needed for the modern economy.

Over the next year, the training will cover various digital competencies, including basic computer skills, digital marketing, online communication, and more advanced topics such as coding, digital marketing, and e-commerce among others.

During the launch event, dignitaries, local officials, and community leaders gathered to show their support for the initiative.

The graduation ceremony for the 65 SIDP students was a moment of pride and accomplishment. These graduates have undergone rigorous training, learning how to navigate the digital landscape effectively and inclusively.

The SIDP program specifically focuses on making digital skills accessible to all, ensuring that marginalized groups, including women and people with disabilities, are not left behind.

A physically challenged young man after after learning the digital skills is now a Trainer for Youth in Kibiya Community, proving that disability is not a barrier to success.

Another trainee, identified as Yusuf has excellently capitalized on Coding and Web Development, leading a start-up and inspiring other youths to follow suits.

The launch of this ambitious training program is a testament to the commitment of the Kibiya Business Incubation Center to fostering digital inclusion and economic empowerment.

As the program unfolds over the next year, it is expected to make a lasting impact on the participants and the broader community, driving growth and innovation in the local economy.

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