2021 Lagos State Government (LASG) Jobs Initiative Programme for Youths in the State Eight (8) Tertiary Institutions and Digital Skills Initiative Programme for Students in Lagos State, See How to Apply, Requirements and Deadline. LASG Set to To Empower One Million Students in Digital Skills By 2023 (jobsinlagos.ng & dsilagos.ng).
The Lagos State Government has kicked off the ‘Jobs Initiative Lagos’ and ‘Digital Skills Initiative Lagos’ programme for youths in eight Lagos-based tertiary institutions and students in secondary schools and those who are out of secondary schools.
About Jobs Initiative Lagos
The programme was designed as a complementary training for students in final and penultimate year in entrepreneurship, employability and basic digital skills required for the workplace.
Benefits of Jobs Initiative Lagos
- The essence of the programme is to fill the documented gaps in the current curriculum that is essential in the employment market and enhances the employability of graduates in Nigeria’s Centre of Excellence, Lagos.
How to Apply for Jobs Initiative Lagos
Candidates are advised to register through www.jobsinlagos.ng and complete the programme in-order to get an opportunity to be featured on jobs portal from where partner corporate organisations can select them (fresh graduates) for recruitment.
About Digital Skills Initiative Lagos
The initiative will run alongside a more robust digital skills campaign ‘Digital Skills Initiative Lagos’ www.dsilagos.ng aimed at empowering over one million young people in the State by 2023 with digital skills, which will invariably position Lagos as the Tech Hub of Africa.
Benefits of Digital Skills Initiative Lagos
- Students in secondary schools in Lagos will also have access to well-trained instructors while those out of school would be able to access digital skills training and various internship opportunities as they complete the programmes.
How to Apply for Digital Skills Initiative Lagos
- Candidates are advised to register through www.dsilagos.ng.
The projects are being coordinated by LoftyInc Allied Partners Limited – an innovative development company that grows start-up teams, manages innovation programmes and facilitates impact projects in West Africa.
NB: Jobs Initiatives Lagos first phase kicked off in June and will continue over the next four months leveraging on the virtual learning platform, while the ‘Digital Skills Initiative Lagos’ will commence virtually until the ease of the lockdown necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The two programmes are in sync with the T.H.E.M.E.S Agenda of the present administration in Lagos State, wherein Education is a key pillar with a multiplier effect on human capital development and ecosystem.
The programmes are initiatives of the Lagos State Ministry of Education, and are being supervised and coordinated by the Office of Special Adviser to the Governor on Education, Mr. Tokunbo Wahab.