The Street Reporters Newspaper

…Breaking News with Integrity!


Enugu Governor Rt Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi commended by SERG boundaries Yellow Fever
Business Crime Governance News

SMEs: Gov. Ugwuanyi Empowers Enugu Youths Through Cyber Security Training

Spread the love

The administration of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State through the Enugu Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) Centre has initiated a 7-month programme on Cyber Security Learning for young people of the state.

A statement by the Special Adviser to the Governor on SMEs Development and Director General, Enugu SMEs Centre, Hon. Arinze Chilo-Offiah, said the centre is partnering with CyberSafe Foundation and Ping CyberTalent to organize the programme.

Hon. Chilo-Offiah disclosed that the ICT-driven initiative is championed by Gov. Ugwuanyi to help tackle the issues of cybercrime and youth unemployment in the state.

ALSO READ  Nigeria’s Climate Action Envoy Engages Global Energy Leaders To Boost Investments

Recall that Gov. Ugwuanyi’s administration through the Enugu SMEs Centre recently trained additional 500 youths in Programming and Product Design, and has commenced the processes for training another set of 500 young people as part of its concerted efforts to create employment opportunities for about 5,000 youths in the state in various fields of innovative endeavor.

According to the statement, Hon. Chilo-Offiah pointed out that the youth can make more money as Cyber Security experts contrary to the belief of many of them that internet fraud popularly known as “Yahoo Yahoo” is the quickest and easiest way to get rich.

ALSO READ  Oborevwori Extols Okowa at 65

Revealing that “there are 3.5 million unfilled Cyber security jobs globally”, the Special Adviser stated that participants of the Enugu SMEs programme will become certified Cyber Security experts at the end of the training and will stand the chance of getting internship opportunities within and outside Nigeria.

Enugu SMEs boss maintained “applicants must be within 18-30 years, interested in pursuing a career in Tech, resident in Enugu and willing to commit to the full duration of the training”.

ALSO READ  New Era for Road Safety As Traffic Warden Service (TWS) Returns to Nigeria

He, therefore, asked interested and qualified candidates to apply via:

“For more inquires kindly contact Enugu SMEs Center through below address: No. 2a, Market Garden Avenue, Opposite Ebeano Tunnel Roundabout, GRA, Enugu. Phone numbers: 08089344768; 08084998224; 09042439495; 09013484336; 07018098225. Email: Social Media Handle: @EnuguSMEAgency on Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn. @Enugu State SME Agency on Facebook”, he said.

Discover more from The Street Reporters Newspaper

Subscribe now to keep reading and get access to the full archive.

Continue reading