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Odu’a Investment Foundation (OIF), a non-profit making arm of Odu’a Investment Company Limited is set to launch one of its intervention projects Digital Education For Innovation and Economic Development (DEFINED).

DEFINED which is an initiative, deliberately conceptualized to upskill the South West youths towards the digital revolution will hold on October 24, 2023, at the Lagos Airport Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos.

Poised to spearhead digital capacity development among our youths, the DEFINED Project will enhance transformative entrepreneurship and employment opportunities across Southwest Nigeria.

DEFINED project according to a press statement signed by the Head of
branding and communication of Odu’a Investment, Mr Ayetoro Victor will activate a digital education revolution by developing a comprehensive curriculum spanning the first 12 years of education, which will align with the Nigerian educational system.

A copy of the statement made available to Naijanewshub.com.ng on Sunday stated the curriculum will seamlessly integrate digital skills and technologies across subjects, ensuring that youths are equipped with relevant knowledge and practical experience from their formative stage in life.

This project will take digital skills to all the 137 local government areas of the South-West states of Oyo, Ondo, Ogun, Osun, Ekiti and Lagos.

“The strategic processes to implement and sustain the project, involve the development of comprehensive curricula, establishing coding clubs, organising coding competitions and setting up innovation hubs,”

“Our key drive is create a thriving ecosystem that will promote innovation, economic growth and sustainable development in the region”

The launch of the project which will be a hybrid session will involve physical and Zoom participation of secondary school students across the six South-West states.

However, DEFINED initiative is the beginning of a new era of digital revolution for Southwest region and Nigeria at large.

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