It was gathered that the Federal Government has urged youths in the country to exploit the internet to earn legitimate money and become self-reliant.
The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Sustainable Development Goals, Adejoke Orelope-Adefilure stated this in Osogbo at a one-day digital training for 3,500 youths in Osun state.
Orelope-Adefilure said the federal government would continue to encourage the youths to be self-reliant and economically independent through the provision of legitimate means.
The one-day digital training with the theme “Diversifying the Nigerian Economy: Enabling Youths through Digital Skills Training” was organised by the office of the President for the youths in Osun.
The training took place in 6 locations across Osun state with more than 3,500 youths drawn from all the local government areas of the state. The participants were taken through digital marketing and opportunities that abound for youths in the digital world.
The Special Adviser to Governor of Osun State, Mr Rauf Aregbesola on Federal Matter, Honourable Yidiat Babalola said the essence of the training was to assist the youths to get jobs and become self-reliant. She said the youths would be able to use internet for empowerment after the training.