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|Tech Giant, Microsoft To Train 5 Million Nigerians by ThankGodkel3: 10:18pm On Apr 01, 2022|
Microsoft has said that over the next three years, it will train at least five million Nigerians as part of its efforts to assist the country improve its digital technologies.
When Microsoft President, Brad Smith paid a visit to President Muhammadu Buhari at the state house on Friday, he said this.
According to Smith, 60,000 people have signed up for classes, with another 300,000 having finished some of them.
This news comes only weeks after the corporation announced the opening of a $200 million African Development Centre in Lagos.
President Buhari praised the development, noting that the country welcomes additional digital technology projects and investments.
“I have been informed that the African Development Centre in Nigeria is Microsoft’s first engineering hub in Africa as the current investment stands at about $200 million.
“I have also been informed of Microsoft’s skilling initiative that aims to train five million citizens and provide 27,000 jobs over the next three years.
“These initiatives are commendable and I urge you to expand them and continue to prioritize Nigeria as you roll out your global initiatives,”
In a statement, President Buhari's Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, was cited as stating.
|Re: Tech Giant, Microsoft To Train 5 Million Nigerians by qekng40(f): 10:23pm On Apr 01, 2022|
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|Re: Tech Giant, Microsoft To Train 5 Million Nigerians by Kingray10: 11:03pm On Apr 02, 2022|
Wow, this is very Great new. I hope to be one them.
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