Kuni Tyessi, Abuja
The National Coordinator, Digital Peers International (DPI), Mrs. Ibukun Odusote has expressed her organisation’s readiness to continue to empower more young people with skills that will enable them create global solutions for tomorrow and solve the peculiar challenges in our society today.
Odusote made this known, recently, at the closing ceremony of 2018 DIGEST, an ICT- based camp and competition for young people, a flagship programme for DPI, that has run annually for 16 years in various states across Nigeria’s geopolitical zones and in some countries around the world.
ended in funfair as participants were engaged in different skills and given opportunities to express their experience at the annual programme.
She said the theme of the programme, tagged ‘selling without borders’, was birthed on the realisation that digital marketing has formed the backbone of the world’s economy today, having become a medium of communication and a skill that everyone should have irrespective of their job profile.
There programme featured an ‘edutainment’ which provides a platform for educational fun and gaming activities such as quiz and debate competitions.
The winners who emerged were Akinbami Philips and Adenekan Tobilola, while the debate also ended with Abimbola Zenith and Ajibola Semilore as the winning team.