Industrial revolution: Akwa Ibom Federal Lawmaker urges training of youths on ICT

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Akwa Ibom Assembly denies receiving share of N171.2bn derivation windfall

Akwa Ibom Assembly denies receiving share of N171.2bn derivation windfall

By Chioma Onuegbu, Uyo

The Lawmaker representing Etinan Federal consituency at the National Assembly, Mr. Onofiok Luke has advised that the next level of human training in Akwa Ibom should focus on training of youths on Information Communication Technology and other technical skills.

Luke spoke while presenting a Keynote address during the week in Uyo at a one-year anniversary of ‘Future Labs’, a digital business hub in Ikot Ekpene local government area of Akwa Ibom state, tagged, “The Role of Policy in National Development Start-ups as A Case Study”

He explained that it became important to train the youths on ICT so that they would key into the industrial revolution initiated by the current administration when it would reach its peak in the next administration.

He stressed the need to bridge the digital divide where rural areas experience lower speed internet connection more than urban areas by ensuring increased broadband infrastructure in underserved areas…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper