The Young ICT Developers Community, an ICT network aimed at training young Nigerian professionals in web/mobile application, IT Security and network technologies has been launched by PortalS Network and Software Solution Limited in Lagos.
Emeka Onwenu, PortalS’ managing director (MD), said the community is in line with the Nigerian government’s YouWin initiative.
He told This Day the community is meant to promote technology acquisition, individual productivity and economic development.
Onwenu said: “PortalS is courtesy of the ongoing federal government entrepreneurship initiative to build creative businesses and individuals towards national development.
“The vision of the federal government in respect to the national development by 2020 truly demonstrates a sound objective proposition for a better future of growth and advancement, mostly as it affects the young entrepreneurs of which without a truly defined action-based strategy will only remain a forecast dream, hence the initiative to instill the knowledge in various field on ICT in the young ones.”
The community is also pushing to create ICT social innovation hubs at secondary schools across the country.