By Michael Peter, The Sight News
The Minister of communications, Barr. Adebayo Shittu has described Information and Communication technology (ICT) as a great enabler that if properly funded and managed would drastically reduce the rate of unemployment in Nigeria.
He stated this in his Office during an advocacy visit by the newly elected executive of the Rotary International District 9125 Nigeria.
Barr. Shittu while congratulating them, stated that he was happy to know that their focus is on education and literacy especially ICT where he would use his good office to ensure that their mission on training of youths on ICT is achieved.
The Minister added that Rotary is known all over the world as a voluntary organization which goes out of its way to serve humanity.
The District Governor, Hon. Elvis C. Chukwu who led a 7-man Rotarians on the visit commended the minister for his laudable achievements in ICT since assumption of duty.
He said the newly elected Executives of the Rotary International district 9125 Nigeria were on advocacy visit, seeking out credible organizations like the Ministry of Communications to collaborate with in the area of IT training among youths in Secondary Schools.