Minister Enjoins Youth To Embrace Digital Skills For National Growth

June 03 18:49 2021

The Minister of Youth and sports Development Mr Sunday has enjoined Nigerian Youth to embrace digital skills in order to grow their businesses, career and entrepreneurial capacity to achieve national development.

The Minister made the assertion at NYSC Digital Onboarder & Deel Ambassador Community Development Service Group Pilot Launch held at the F.C.T NYSC Orientation Camp, Kubwa- Abuja on Thursday.

Mr. Dare urged the Corpers to appreciate the importance of digital technology in their quest for jobs and self-improvement to become self- reliant. ” 2020-2030 is also the Decade of Youth, Digital Technology, Jobs, Enterprise and Intergenerational Leadership”.

He further said ” These are the core components of the ” new DEEL”, we have put together for the Nigerian Youth and I am here today to invite you to #Take the DEEL and become the Beneficiaries and Ambassadors of the amazing opportunities that ”DEEL” offers to the Nigerian Youth. It is time to mobilize our collective intelligence to achieve our individual aspirations and build the Nigerian of our dreams”.

The Minister revealed that ” The new DEEL has many laudable projects and programmes with different levels of successes and as we pass the Torch to you as beneficiaries and Ambassadors, I am confident that we will achieve Accelerated Impact. With her size, structure and spread, NYSC has proven on many occasion including the massive result achieved with the MDGs that, its the most strategic platform for inclusive and accelereatdd National Development”.

Mr Dare opined that ” To create the seriously needed jobs and build successful careers and businesses, every sector of our nation today must incorporate DIGITAL. For this to happen, it has become important if not compulsory for every smart Nigerian Youth to build the necessary Digital Skills through hands-on practical methodologies… What we must do starting from your orientation camp is to ensure everyone of you acquires an added advantage in a minimum of 10 basic Digital Skills that you can deploy to your places of Primary assignments, Group or Personal CDS and to build your Businesses through SAED.’’

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