ALX Partners Enugu to Offer Free AI Course to 5,000 Youths

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Leading tech career accelerator, ALX, has announced that it is partnering the Enugu State Government to provide Artificial Intelligence Career Essentials (AiCE) course to youths in the state.

The AI Career Essentials course covers foundational AI concepts, relevant AI tools and their practical applications across various industries. Participants will also benefit from first-hand learning experiences, mentorship opportunities, and access to ALX’s extensive and supportive global community.

Speaking during a press conference held ahead of  the commencement of the programme, the state Commissioner for Youth and Sports, Lloyd Ekweremadu, said Enugu State recognises the significance of equipping the youths with relevant skills to excel in today’s tech-driven world and also compete globally in the technology and ICT space.

He noted that one of the aims of the programme is to tackle youth unemployment by building the capacity of youths in tech which is the new oil.

“Through this partnership with ALX, we are opening doors of opportunity for 5,000 young people in our state, enabling them to harness the power of artificial intelligence and embark on promising career paths,” Ekweremadu said.

In her address, Country General Manager, ALX Nigeria, Ruby Igwe, said that the company remains  committed to empowering young people through education and opportunity.

“Our partnership with the Enugu State Government underscores our dedication to ensuring that every young person, regardless of background or circumstance, has the opportunity to pursue a career in tech and contribute meaningfully to society,” she said.

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