Group Trains Youths On ICT

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With the theme Operation Catch Them Young, The New Dawn Foundation, this afternoon,  graduated 200 students that have undergone free computer training programme at the  Nnewi Hall, Orile, Lagos.

The programme, which was initiated and sponsored by Mr. Babatunde Wale Jimoh,  representing Apapa Constituency II, in the Lagos State House of Assembly.

Babatunde, who is the Chairman, House Committee on Agriculture and Cooperatives,  said the programme is held quarterly since 2007 and the primary purpose is to  develop the youths’ potential, to give them future hope and teach them how to fish  rather than promoting restiveness in the community, while also advising them to shun  all forms of political and electoral violence and not to sell themselves out cheaply  and used by mischievous and unscrupulous politicians in the state.

He urged all Nigerians to register en masse when INEC begins registration of voters  in all states of the federation come 2011.

He disclosed that the ongoing project in Apapa-Iganmu include the completed Fadaini  bridge, dredging and beautification of canal system 5, which is the largest canal in  the state, while those expected to be completed are Adekunle Deen Road, Ireti  Owoseni link road and the Intervention Road from Orile-Badia.

He enjoined all nigerians both at home and in the diaspora to vote for credible  candidates in ACN, the party with pragmatic and innovative ideas that will impact  positively on the lives of the people, stressing that it is only a visionary party  that can bring out the best in the country.