MTN Foundation empowers youths in Oyo State

MTN Foundation empowers youths in Oyo State

In fulfilling its commitment to improving the quality 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 500 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, June  2 and Friday, June 29, 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. The training was organised by MTN in collaboration with its 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 10 million Nigerians in 400 communities across the country​ ​through multiple projects such as ​the highly successful​ ‘What Can We Do Together’ initiative.

MTN Nigeria is Africa’s largest provider of communications services, connecting over 53 million people in communities across the country with each other and the world. Guided by a vision to lead the delivery of a bold new digital world, MTN Nigeria’s leadership position in coverage, capacity and innovation has remained constant since its launch in 2001. MTN Nigeria is part of the MTN Group – a multinational telecommunications group which operates in 22 countries in Africa, Europe and the Middle East.

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