A non-governmental organization, FIRSTIN is set to establish a technical village in May this year aimed at empowering about 1000 youths in Abuja is numerous skills to make them self-independent.
This was disclosed in Abuja on Wednesday by the chief executive officer of the organization, Macfred Nnayere eke in a press statement made available to newsmen.
According to Nnayere, the organization through this initiative would not only make the beneficiaries self-employed but also make them veritable employers of labour with the ultimate aim of reducing unemployment in the society.
‘’Our ultimate aim is to improve the lives of these youths located in the communities starting with Abuja as a veritable point. We aim at using ICT as a means of enhancing education in these rural enclaves. We will endeavour to use ICT to support the educational and intellectual development of the youths,’’ he said.
It was gathered that the village when established will not only focus on IT knowledge alone but will include other skills.
The programme according to the organiser will take place between June 27 and July 15, 2016.