Girls’ Day: the National Library trains girls in ICTs


The Plateau branch of the National Library of Nigeria organized a training session on information and communication technologies and other skills for girls in secondary schools in the state.

Speaking at the event in Jos on Monday, NLN state manager Sarah Mshelia said the training was in commemoration of International Day of the Girl-Child 2021.

She explained that the training was organized in collaboration with two NGOs, Women and Girl-Child Rescue as Development Initiative and Better Class Environment.

“As you all know, today (Monday) is International Day of the Girl Child, a day set aside for the celebration of the girl all over the world.

“We are partnering with these organizations to celebrate the Plateau girl by organizing this training on ICT and other skills,” Mshelia said.

For her part, Bridget Dalkyes, Executive Director of WGTDI, said the event was aimed at celebrating the girl’s accomplishments in the state.

She said the training would allow beneficiaries to familiarize themselves with current events, as well as use the internet for their personal development.

“The little girl has a lot of potential that is worth celebrating and that is why we are here today.

“In addition, we have decided to set up training on certain skills for them, in particular on ICT, so that they are not left behind as the world changes,” she said.

For her part, Ms. Sandra Adik, leader of Better Class Environment, said her organization would teach girls the importance of having a clean and better environment for the growth and development of society.



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