NITDA Opens Registration Portal For One Million Developers’ Training
By Rabiu Musa
HOTPEN – The National Information Technology Development Agency has urged Nigerians to apply for its much-awaited training program on software development (NITDA Developers Group, NDG).
HOTPEN reports that the agency said the program under the supervision of Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy is part of efforts to make Nigeria the hub of digital talents in Africa and the world at large,
NITDA had announced plans to train one million software developers in various areas of application development.
A statement by Head corporate affairs and external relationship NITDA Mrs Hadiza Umar on Saturday, said the project which would be undertaken through NITDA’s subsidiary, National Center for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics (NCAIR) situated in Wuye District, Abuja, is in partnership with relevant stakeholders in the ecosystem.
The Director General of NITDA, Kashifu Inuwa, CCIE, has directed NCAIR to run the program under 24/7 operation schedule within the Centre, including an internship program that will provide intensive training to Nigerian youths with the goal of producing software developers.
“NDG Training is divided into two batches (A&B). Batch A will run from Monday to Wednesday, Batch B will run from Thursday to Saturday, and Sunday will be independent study day, and Certificates will be issued to the students/trainees at the conclusion of the program.”
Interested Applicants are to visit: https://bit.ly/3zUuBY1 to get their slot.