NACOS has partnered with Domineum Blockchain Solutions to train 100,000+ Nigerian computing students on disruptive and emerging technologies. The Nigeria Association of Computing Students (NACOS), the umbrella body for students studying Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems, Software Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering, Cyber Security, and all other IT-related disciplines in all Higher Institutions of learning in Nigeria, and Domineum BlockChain Solutions, a Distributed Ledger Technology Company providing Blockchain-as-a-service solutions, with Headquarters in London, U.K., will develop and train 100,000+ Nigeria Computing Students in emerging and disruptive technologies.
Announcing the National Initiative at a press conference on Friday, 7 October, NACOS National President, Comr. Chihurumnanya Nwanevu GCCS, said, "The 23rd NACOS National Executive Council's primary mission is to empower computing students in Nigeria with adequate IT skills, as they will go on to solve real-life problems with technology and add technological value to every sector of Nigeria's economy." Chief Executive Officer of Domineum Blockchain Solutions, Mr. Geoffrey Weli-Wosu, said "The NACOS / DOMINEUM partnership is a strategic collaboration that will bring a significant change to all students studying computer-related courses in tertiary institutions across Nigeria. Youths hold the future of IT in Nigeria, and it is paramount that they should be invested in and supported with the necessary resources, connections, and opportunities to excel."
NACOS is focused on equipping Nigerian youths with digital literacy and the necessary skills further to facilitate Nigeria's transition to a digital economy. As an association with Local Chapters across Nigeria's 36 States, NACOS hopes to train more students in rural areas to achieve digital literacy, prioritizing technology and innovation as globally developed countries do, ultimately leading the country to prosperity. NACOS and Domineum call upon ICT Stakeholders to support organizing innovative skill acquisition programs that will empower Nigerian youths to become world-class ICT personnel.
Sources: Bloomberg Businessweek
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