…To Support Nigeria’s Digital and Vocational Skills Development
As part of the effort to bolster technical and vocational skills development among Nigerian youths and create job opportunities, De Lorenzo SpA, a leading Italian company has donated 1,000 digital learning solutions to the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA).
De Lorenzo SpA, specialises in the design, development and production of technical and vocational training didactic equipment in the fields of Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Machine Automation, Process Control, and Factory Automation.
According to a statement by the Head of Corporate Affairs and External Relations, NITDA, Mrs. Hadiza Umar, “the formal confirmation of the donation was disclosed by the President of De Lorenzo SpA, Mr. Luciano Prosperi, adding that the company will be contributing 1,000 E-Learning Solutions, specifically designed by De Lorenzo, to NITDA.
“This significant donation aims to bolster the ongoing efforts of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to enhance technical and vocational skills among the youths in the country targeted at creating jobs.
“E-Learning Solutions encompasses a comprehensive mix of educational tools geared towards Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Machine Automation, Process Control, and Factory Automation. These purposefully manufactured resources reflect De Lorenzo’s commitment to fostering skill development in areas crucial to the 21st-century workforce.
“The collaboration between De Lorenzo SpA and NITDA goes beyond this generous donation, as the company affirms its readiness to actively participate in the development of skills essential for the modern world of work.
“De Lorenzo SpA is dedicated to providing ongoing support through the supply of purpose-built didactic equipment, ensuring that learners have access to cutting-edge resources that align with industry standards.”
According to Mrs. Umar, “NITDA, as a key player in advancing information technology and digital literacy in the country, welcomed this substantial contribution from De Lorenzo. The agency recognises the transformative impact of such partnerships in shaping the educational landscape and empowering the youths with relevant skills for the future.
“Innovation hubs, learning centres, Technology Development zones and higher institutions of learning will strategically utilise the donated e-learning solutions to enhance engagement, promote active learning, visualise abstract concepts, personalise learning experiences, and make learning more accessible at the same time create jobs and build a sustainable digital economy.
“This strategic alliance between De Lorenzo SpA and NITDA signifies a shared commitment to fostering innovation, empowering the youths, and contributing to the socio-economic development of the nation. The donation is poised to make a lasting impact on the educational and professional journey of countless individuals, creating a ripple effect that will resonate across various sectors,” she added.