Rivers State Deputy Governor Dr. Mrs Ipalibo Harry Banigo has urged Youths to be innovative and ensure that they have the passion to succeed.
Dr.Banigo stated this during the closing ceremony of a Two- Week Free Digital Economy Training Programme organized by the Office of the Deputy Governor in collaboration with Caywood Brown Foundation in Port Harcourt.
Represented by her Senior Special Assistant, Mrs. Inegogo Fubara, Dr. Banigo said the training is aimed at arming young people with the requisite knowledge on how to interact with the internet to promote their businesses.
She said Digital Economy is a paradigm shift from the traditional way of doing business to an economy based on digital computer technology, noting that it is beneficial because it improves lives, creates job opportunities and ultimately grows the economy.
According to the Deputy Governor who insisted that participants must put the knowledge acquired to good use said “Where ever you are let money not deter you at any point; let your passion drive you, with God on your side you shall succeed.”
She said the Caywood Brown Foundation, was established 12 years ago to carter for the needs of youths.
Speaking on behalf of Participants, Okonkwo Joseph Chukwuma expressed gratitude to the Deputy Governor and the Caywood Brown Foundation for finding them worthy to be trained on Digital Economy, and promised to be good ambassadors of the Foundation.