Acting Commissioner for wealth creation and employment, Solape Hammond has asserted that the most important ingredient to success in the fast-paced digital world was to adapt to changes in technology.
Making the assertion at the commencement of a two-day work conference, organised by the ministry in conjunction with first CRT management services, the commissioner represented by a director in the ministry, iyabo seriki –Bello said the goal of equipping citizens of lagos state, most especially the youths for the new global, digital economy, as well as the skill of the future, was at the peak of the agenda of the Babjide sanwo-olu led administration.
On the theme of the conference, Rethinking education and the future of work, the acting commissioner noted that rethinking education called for assessment on the need for the twenty-first century, purpose of education in the current context of societal transformation, as well as need to organise learning.
She noted that education must change with the current trend which called for the new forms of education to foster competence needed by societies and economies.
Co-organizer and chief executive officer of FIRST CRT, Folayemi Olayitan said the training was geared toward equipping the youths with the right skills to secure sustainable jobs, start a new business and provide competitive services.