ICT Hub: PRNigeria, Penlight Center train young people in graphic design and entrepreneurial skills in Kano

PRNigeria Center for Strategic Communication

ICT Hub: PRNigeria, Penlight Center train young people in graphic design and entrepreneurial skills in Kano

No less than forty artisans, students and business owners, mostly young people, have been trained in graphic design skills for entrepreneurship as part of a collaborative project between PRNigeria and Penlight Center for New Media innovation.

The training which took place at the PRNigeria ICT Center in Kano was launched with the aim of promoting digital literacy skills and bridging the digital skills gap in Northern Nigeria.

“This is just the beginning, after securing interventions from NITDA through the provision of gadgets and enabling infrastructure, we will conduct trainings in various areas of digital technology at our offices in Abuja and Kano every months of the year,” Dahiru Lawal, the project manager, Penlight Center said in a press release.

“The one-day boot camp was very intensive and provided the participants with the required skills in graphic design, which will help them promote their individual businesses and enable them to become employers of the workforce. creating jobs and being self-employed,” says Adnan Mukhtar Adam, director of the PRNigeria Center. Kano during the program.

Participants were delighted with the training, which they described as impactful, beneficial and timely.

Fauziyya Ahmed, an entrepreneur and one of the beneficiaries of the training, said she learned a lot of new things during the training.

“The acquisition of ICT knowledge has become an imperative in the modern era,
You see, this training will help me bring my business into the digital space, and by learning this graphic design today, I will also transfer the knowledge to my sisters back home.

Another beneficiary, Mustapha Salisu, a recent graduate from Bayero University in Kano, said the training was interesting and educational.

“I always wanted to learn graphic design because in the near future I want to open a business center. So when I saw the opportunity on social media, I quickly applied. It will help me a lot. I wish to appeal to people not to take these opportunities for granted every time they encounter them and I commend the organizers for such a wonderful training,” said Mr. Salisu.

The training was supervised by the Arewa Agenda for Sustainable Development team.

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