‘Nigerian Civil Service Need Digital, Media Literacy for 21st Century’ – THISDAYLIVE


Olawale Ajimotokan in Abuja

Former Executive Secretary of  National Universities Commission(NUC), Prof. Peter Okebulola, has urged the federal government to run programmes that will equip Nigerian civil servants with skills on digital literacy, team work, media literacy, curiosity and others needed for the 21st century.

Okebukola made the prescription yesterday at the public service lecture to mark the 2024 civil service week celebration in Abuja, where he was the guest lecturer.

“These skills include problem-solving, curiosity, teamwork, perseverance, ability to work with others,  that relate to teamwork and about 21 other skills. So, the idea is for the federal civil service and other services to run programmes for civil servants on problem-solving, teamwork, digital literacy, media literacy, environmental literacy, to enable them to prepare for that work. So, that is a major recommendation,” Okebukola said.

He said a study showed that there…

Source: Thisday Newspaper