Digital Skills will unleash the creativity, innovation and the boundless imagination of the most productive segment of our society – the Youth.
– Vice President Yemi Osinbajo (August 30th, 2016 at the Launch of OSSAP-SDGs Digital Skills For Africa Programme supported by Google )
This is the story of Letty Edet, Oseni Wasiu Olawale, Faidat Yusuf who represent many emerging success stories of the OSSAP-SDGs Digital Skills For Africa Training. These individuals represent the new entrants into the Digital Economy: using technology to promote and market their goods and services, earn a reasonable income, create jobs and diversify the Nigeria Economy.
With over 125,000 youths trained nationwide by OSSAP-SDGs, the level of awareness of the opportunities in Digital Technology has increased. A growing number of the trainees are jumpstarting their careers leveraging Digital Skills based on Goal 8: Target 1 & 2 of the SDGs.
Also, a number of the Trainees are going through different online certifications to become Digital Strategists who will be profiled online to engage Small and Medium-Scale Businesses across every sector to digitize their operations thus bringing efficiency and sustainability while making them easily accessible to their target markets”