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‘ICT can solve unemployment problem’

The Pastor and Founder, Trinity House, Lagos, Ituah Ighodalo, has said that the Information Communication Technology can solve unemployment problem confronting the country.

He said this on Tuesday during the inauguration of The Trinity Academy, Victoria Island, Lagos.

Trinity Academy is a centre dedicated for the training of prospective students in different areas of Information Technology.

According to Ighodalo, the IT centre will cater for the training of thousands of Nigerians including those who are physically-challenged and those who are not members of the church.

He said, “Knowledge is power. Everybody must aspire to get knowledge. Currently, all over the world, Information Technology has occupied the centre stage, where hundreds of thousands of people are making a living.

“Definitely, the centre is powered to take a lot of our youths out of unemployment market and transform them into skilled professional in different areas of Information Technology. Professionals  can also take advantage of this training to update their knowledge in IT.”

Ighodalo said Trinity House would be doing this in conjunction with Cisco Networking  Academy, which specialises in providing technical training in all Cisco and Microsoft IT certifications.

This, he added, gave the prospective students an edge in getting world-class training.

He said, “The Trinity Academy will offer an extensive array of vendor-authorised IT training and all of the in-demand Cisco, CompuTIA certifications. Every year, hundreds of thousands of Cisco Networking Academy students worldwide gain the skills needed to build, design, and maintain computer networks; improving their career prospects, while filling the global demand for networking professionals.”

He said the training would help students to develop foundational skills in ICT while they would also acquire vital 21st-century career skills in problem solving, collaboration, and critical thinking.

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