Owalo launches digital skills lab in Kajiado

ICT CS Eliud Owalo at Kajiado East Technical and Vocational College during the launch of Jitume Lab. Looking on is Kajiado East MP Kakuta Maimai.

Information, Communications and the Digital Economy CS, Mr Eliud Owalo, on Wednesday launched Jitume lab at Kajiado East Technical and Vocational College in Kajiado East Constituency.

Mr Owalo said the hub is part of the government’s initiative to establish 1,450 digital learning centres, one in each ward across the country, to facilitate digital skills training and job creation for the youth under President William Ruto’s bottom up transformation agenda.

In the last one year, he said the government has trained 390,968 youth and created 139,071 digital jobs through the initiative.

Present at the event were Kajiado East MP Kakuta Maimai, Dr Joselyn Nkonge, Principal of Kajiado East Technical and Vocational College, and Julius Ole Ntaiya, representing the Chairman of the Board of Governors, among other government officials.

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