A non-governmental organization (NGO), the Hacey Health Initiative (HHI), with support from Access Bank, said it is encouraging and empowering more than 1,500 young Nigerians to see opportunities in the tech space within Nigeria rather than want to’ hapa’ of the country.
Your coordinator in Kaduna State, Barr. Jennifer Agbaji told reporters during an interview that Hacey, with support from Access Bank, is implementing a post-COVID-19 survival project to support and equip young people with knowledge and skills for employment, higher education and the entrepreneurship.
According to her, the project, which is being implemented in the Federal Capital Territory, Oyo, Kaduna and Ebonyi states, would help many young Nigerians to be change agents in all spheres of the country’s economy by productively participating in technology-driven projects.
“The project aims to strengthen the capacity of young people to effectively serve as agents of change, promoting health and development messages, initiatives and policies within and outside their communities.
“For example, how can they take advantage of technology-driven projects such as coding, web programming, web design, graphic design, digital marketing, social media marketing, and other computer applications that are available to consumers? youths.
“This will help these young people to participate productively instead of looking for administrative jobs that are not available to the masses.
“We are rolling out the project in FCT, Oyo, Kaduna and Ebonyi states, where we have reached over 1,500 young people, including members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), to help them see a bright future in Nigeria as a land of opportunities. .
“Many people go abroad without knowing that there are so many benefits here in the country. So, we have been encouraging and empowering these young people on how to identify and take advantage of these opportunities in their interest and that of the country,” he said.