Lagos Gov’t Partners to Train 3,000 Workers

Lagos Gov’t Partners to Train 3,000 Workers

The Lagos State Government, along with the Ministry for Establishments and Training and the Office of Sustainable Development Goals, has joined forces with UK Aid, the Foreign Commonwealth Development Office, and Tech4Dev to provide digital literacy training for 3,000 public servants.

The Importance of Digital Skills

During the opening of the training at the Public Service Staff Development Centre, Magodo, Mr Afolabi Ayantayo, the Commissioner for Establishments and Training, emphasized the significance of digital skills in today’s rapidly evolving world. He stated that the ability to utilize digital tools effectively is crucial for success and relevance in the workplace.

Enhancing Productivity and Service Delivery

Mr Ayantayo expressed his hope that the training program would improve productivity across various government departments and agencies, ultimately leading to enhanced service delivery for the people of Lagos State.

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Empowering Civil Servants

Mrs Olubusola Abidakun, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Establishments and Training, explained that the program aims to empower over 3,000 civil servants with the skills and knowledge needed to navigate the complexities of the digital age. It also seeks to foster adaptability within the state’s public service.

Training Details

The training program began on Thursday and will continue until February 14, 2024. It will be conducted in 10 batches, with each batch consisting of 300 participants. The training will span four days for each batch.

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