President Akufo-Addo has disclosed that Ecobank Ghana Limited has offered to employ 3,000 beneficiaries of a three-month training program in online digital marketing and entrepreneurship.
“I am happy to announce that Ecobank Ghana Ltd has already offered to engage all 3,000 young people, after the training programme. Mr Speaker, this is just the tip of the iceberg,” Akufo-Addo stated when he delivered his second State of the Nation Address in Parliament on Thursday, February 8.
The beneficiaries will be selected from successful participants in the Digital Marketing and Entrepreneurship Programme at the Accra Digital Centre being organised by government.
The program is organised by the National Youth Authority in collaboration with the Accra Digital Center and the Ghana-India Kofi Annan ICT Center of Excellence.
The President was represented by the Senior minister Yaw Osafo Maafo at the launch of the training program at the Accra Digital Center.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Isaac Asiamah and Communications Minister Ursula Owusu-Ekuful were present to witness the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the National Youth Authority and Ecobank.