The Information and Communication Department of the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency (SMEDAN) has announced it will be partnering with Google Digital Skill and MindtheGap in training 3,700 Nigerian youths on digital skills.

A statement by the ICT department stated that the training is being driven and sponsored by Google International to train 1 million African youths.

The training, slated to start on Tuesday, January 18th, will be mainly for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) across the six geo-political zones.

The training is the third in a series of collaboration between Google International and SMEDAN.

The agency also stated that it will increase the number of beneficiaries from 25 to 100 from each geo-political zones, including the Federal Capital Territory.

MindtheGap stands as a major consultant that will facilitate the training, while SMEDAN will be concerned with the training of the selected MSMEs in Nigeria and will also introduce their business module to entrepreneurs in the course of the training.

The core purpose of the training is for the MSMEs to effortlessly widen their business scope online without having to pay, as the world is undergoing massive turn around in digital technology.

As an advantage to the participants, their business addresses will be available on the Google Map and other Google Search Engines as it will enable them meet their potential clients seamlessly.

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