By Christian ABURIME

Barely twenty-four hours after Governor Chukwuma Charles Soludo CFR, launched the state Solution Innovation District, SID, over five thousand Anambra young people have applied to participate in the training.

The Special Adviser to Governor Soludo on Innovation and Business Incubation, Ms.Chinwe Okoli stated this in a reaction to appreciate participants on the successful launch of the SID project.

“Interestingly, we have recorded such high number in a very short time. The goal is to enrol 20,000 trainees into the programme.

“We see the need to expose ndị Anambra, especially the youths to opportunities in the digital space. The number of the applications received within 24hrs is a strong indication of their interest.

“The reality is that we are in the digital era and there is a great need to build the tribe that will develop the digital Anambra . Without relevant skills, one can barely thrive and achieve their full potential. That is why we are providing this platform for our young people to explore their talents and prepare themselves for the emerging post-oil economy and the fourth industrial revolution”, she said.

The Special Adviser called on more interested young people to take advantage of the initiative to develop themselves and submit their application through the link:

This cheering news sharply contrasts the malicious online video against the Governor, misleading innocent people that he intends to stop certain ongoing projects in some communities in the state for not voting APGA.

Trainee-applicants will be selected across local government areas and constituencies.

The programme is open to every youth in Anambra and has 4th April, 2023 as the application deadline.

Recall that this project was launched on March 21, 2023 by Governor Soludo, and the State government went into partnership with Microsoft and Wootlab foundation to train 20,000 Anambra youths on Digital Skills on web design, digital marketing, productivity tools and digital entrepreneurship.

The one month intensive training is tagged; Level Up Anambra.

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