Kwara partners TIIDELab on plans to train youth in software devt
Oluseyi Dasilva, Ilorin
In a bid to boost the creative capacity of youths and increase their problem-solving skills the Kwara State Government has set up a plan to empower her youth with technical skills relevant in the 21st century markets.
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.
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This was disclosed in a statement by the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Youths Engagement Kaothara Adeyi on Thursday and made available to journalists in Ilorin.
Adeyi in the statement explained that the Pre-fellowship Session is a prelude to a six-month software engineering fellowship programme,”
“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 said to be currently ongoing and the application deadline is 3rd May 2021 while the Session Commences on 4th May 2021.