By Olushola Okewole
Ejigbo Digital Art Library/Tech Hub has commenced free digital skill training for residents in Ejigbo LCDA as it set to train 1,200 people in 10 months.
According to the organisation, 20 participants would be trained in two months under the project.
Mr. Adetunwase Adenle, an Art Educationist and a 4x Guinness World Records holder, the lead facilitator for the Ejigbo Digital Art Library situated at Iyana Isheri bus stop, Jakande Estate, Ejigbo, explained that the training which will last till April, 2021 has started since June 22, this year.
He said the first batch of the students has graduated while another two batches who commenced theirs on July 21, this year are currently undergoing the training in the morning and afternoon sessions.
According to him, the programme tagged “Unlock Your Digital Art Potential” is targeted at every category of people across the local council area.
He said registration forms were sent to all the six wards through the Education department of Ejigbo LCDA for the residents across all wards to benefit from the project.
He informed ECHONEWS that the classes will henceforth be divided into three sessions with morning class to be focused on children, afternoon for teenagers and evening for the adults.
Hr said: “The vision is to give 1,200 people in Ejigbo LCDA 100 per cent free digital education and inclusion to upskill our people as the world is moving digital. We can only contribute our own little effort as a give back to our society to prepare people for business in Ejigbo amidst Covid-19 pandemic and financial crunch.
“The training touches on various areas and packages where participants can learn so many digital skills for free, help participants upskill their businesses using technology and promote digital inclusion in our community.
“And most of all is the creation of a tech hub where young people can all come together to learn, exchange ideas, increase productivity, work together on projects and create a sustainable technology development environment for the residents of Ejigbo LCDA.”
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