Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has charged youths to tap the numerous opportunities in the technology and information sector regardless of their backgrounds so they could better contribute to societal development.
The governor said this in commemoration of the World Telecommunication and Information Society Day, marked every May 17, by the United Nations.
The governor said the state government has built structures to encourage youths to pick up opportunities in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), which includes the Edo Innovation Hub, which has trained over 1000 youths and the proposed Edo Creative Hub.
According to him, “As the world marks the International Telecommunications and Information Society Day, I want to use this opportunity to urge youths to explore the opportunities available at the Edo Innovation Hub. With a focus on technology regardless of their background, they would be positioning themselves to be employable and to contribute to…