Faith-based organization, Al-Abrar Innovation Technology (AJT) in conjunction with Lagos State Ministry of Youths and Social Development have offered free computer training to the youth in Lagos State.
During the yearly lecture and thanks giving to mark the 11th years of dawah and humanitarian services of the organization, satisfactory certificates were issue to the participants of the free computer training.
The Chairman, Al-Abrar Foundation, Imam Adam Raji, said Al-Abrar Innovation Technology is created from Al-Abrar Foundation for the purpose of empowering the youth with innovative ideas and ensuring that social creativity are brought to the grassroots.He said that the foundation has been engaging in humanitarian services for Muslims, Christians and pagans, for the past eleven years and the Ministry of Youths and Social Development has been assisting the foundation for well execution of the initiative.
“We the members of Al-Abrar Foundation appreciate Lagos State Government for their assistance. The parents of most of the beneficiaries are not helping their wards financially. Some of the participants would have left the training if the ministry had not come to their aid,” he said.
The representative of the ministry, Alhaja Oluwatoyin Agoro, said the present administration is working towards to improve the skill of young Nigerians.“The present government of Lagos State loves empowering the youths that is the reason the ministry has shown interest in supporting the Al-Abrar Foundation to achieve its objective.
The Guest Lecturer, Alhaji Abdul Rasak Abdul Azeez, while delivering lecture on ‘Youths and the Challenges of the 21st Century’ noted that one of the challenges that the youths face is inability to have dream and work towards its achievement.
“Our parents are meant to guide us but not to control us. Most youths could not achieve their dreams because their parents dictated their ways for them,” he said.