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  • Updated: March 15, 2023

Group Trains Nigerians On Tech Skills

A US-based AI Education and Consulting Company has trained 650 Nigerians on technology skills aimed at empowering them and also reducing unemployment in the country.

Olusola Amusan, the Chief Executive Offer (CEO) of the group said this in an interview with journalists on Wednesday in Osogbo. 

Amusan said the training was to help reduce the rate of unemployment among job seekers in the country.

He also said it is aimed at creating an avenue for more persons on technological innovations and advancement, especially in Nigeria.

He said that the free training on business/data analysis and cybersecurity has further equipped participants with essential skills needed for today's job market, thus ensuring that they are well-prepared for employment opportunities in the field. 

According to him, Coven Works is thrilled to extend its reach and also provide free training to African migrants on tech skills.

"Recently,  we announced that the company will offer free training on business/data analysis and cybersecurity to 200 people across Africa including Nigeria.

"The response exceeded the company's expectations with over 650 people from Nigeria subscribing for the free tech class apart from other five different countries which include France, Brazil and l Poland."

He further said that Coven Works has been partnering with governments across all levels, universities, and private companies to provide training in information and communication technology. 

"Also, our courses cover a range of topics including cyber security, blockchain analysis, data visualization with Power BI and Tableau.

"Others are machine learning, data structuring with SQL, Python Programming, AWS Cloud Computing, Conversational AI, and Project Management with JIRA.

Amusan, however, said the training is to ensure that Nigerians do not feel stranded when it comes to job employment within and outside their continent, especially those who desire to travel abroad.

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