NITDA trains 2000 Nigerians on IT skills:
The National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA, has revealed that it has trained more than 2,000 Nigerians for both masters and PhD programmes across the globe. The Director of the agency, Mallam Kashifu Inuwa, disclosed that the agency had to get it done because they want to bridge the digital gap via building capacity for the country to fit into the global and competitive world.
His words, “We cannot afford as Nigerians to be left behind. For us to drive the digital economy, we need people with requisite capacity. And it is in realisation of this that the scholarship was initiated by NITDA. So far, we have trained over 2,000 Nigerians for both masters and PhD programmes across the world; majority of them study in UK. NITDA being the IT regulatory agency, there is need for us to build capacity because we live in a global and competitive world.”