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MTN Foundation Empowers Oyo State Youth on ICT, Business Skills



In fulfilling its commitment to improving the qualities of lives, MTN Foundation recently trained 500 youths on ICT and Business Skills in Oyo state.

The two-day intensive training from technology experts was used to empower the five hundred participants. They were seen beaming with excitement as they had become better equipped to succeed in Nigeria’s evolving business landscape.

The session which was held on Thursday 28th and Friday 29th June, 2018 at the University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Oyo State, had dignitaries like the Special Adviser on ICT to the Executive Governor of Oyo, Mr. Niyi Ajao; Head of Digital Communications, Oyo State Government, Babajide Fadoju, Honourable Minister of Communications, Barr. Adebayo Shittu present and the training was organised by MTN in collaboration with it ecosystem partners – KPMG, Digital Bridge Institute (DBI); IBM and Oracle.

Senior government officials, industry leaders and other dignitaries present commended the MTN Foundation team for the successful completion of the inaugural edition of the MTNF ICT & Business Skills Training in Oyo State.

The Foundation further revealed its intention to continue to train young and aspiring entrepreneurs around Nigeria.

MTN Foundation, through its many ongoing and upcoming projects, has shown commitment to improving the quality of lives of Nigerian communities as evidenced by the impact on over ten million Nigerians in four hundred communities across the country through multiple projects such as the highly successful ‘What Can We Do Together’ initiative.


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