Huawei (Nigeria) in collaboration with Fortis Project Limited have inaugurated information and communication technology (ICT) project at Eti-Osa East local council development area of Lagos State.
Speaking at the project commissioning, Mr. Tunde Ayeni, sole administrator for Eti-Osa East LCDA, underscored the occasions as will herald the development and anticipations of the youth in Eti-Osa East local council development area.
Ayeni further stated that after the completion of the project there will reduce the gaps that have been created by unemployment and lack of jobs in the locality.
He ended his speech with appreciation to Fortis project Limited and Huawei Technologies for deeming fit to sponsor the construction of this epoch-making skill acquisition centre.
Mr Dotun Adebayo, director of Fortis Project Limited, explained the initiative behind the ICT centre which will serve the needs of the Eti-Osa people by providing them with a 21st century learning environment that will propel them to excel in their respective and chosen field of skill.
He further thanked the management and Staff of Huawei for making this happen through their CSR platform.
Fancy Feng Hongjuan, Public Relations Manager of Huawei Technologies Nigeria Limited said in her speech that apart from the contribution to the ICT field Huawei does think about giving back to the society.
She also talked about the various ICT trainings and how Huawei is gradually getting involved in skill training which was their purpose of setting up the Eti-Osa training skill centre.
In closing the ground-breaking ceremony, Hon. Gbolahan Lawal, commissioner of Housing in Lagos State, stated his interest in the skill acquisition project which will enlighten and enable the Nigerian youths in the ICT Sector.
He further commended the sponsor of this project Huawei Technologies Nigeria Limited and the Consultants of the project Fortis Limited for their effort to develop the Nigerian youths.
The ceremony had in attendance Dr. Gbolahan Lawal, commissioner for Housing in Lagos State; Tunde Ayeni, sole administrator for Eti-Osa East LCDA; Mr. Dotun Adebayo, director of Fortis Project Limited; Ms. Fancy Feng Hongjuan, public relations manager, Huawei Technologies Nigeria Limited; Mr Leo Li Feng deputy managing director, Enterprise Business Huawei Technologies Nigeria Limited.
Other officials in attendance were the PDP Chairman Alhaji Ariwaja, The APC Chairman in Eti-Osa East Alhaji Apapa; Baale of Ogo-Oyo and the Directors of Friends of The Environment, and Mrs. Kunbi Adesokan.
*Guests at the commissioning of ICT skill acquisition centre donated by Huawei and Fortis Project Limited to Eti-Osa East LCDA in Lagos.