Nigerian Billionaire, Jim Ovia empowers youths through its Youth Empowerment and ICT Foundation. The foundation focuses on improving the socio-economic welfare of Nigerian youths by inspiring and motivating them to embrace information & communication technology (ICT) as a means to equip themselves and society.
This initiative holds annual Youth Empowerment conferences, seminars, Implements projects and programs seeking to address the most pressing youth issues in Nigeria. The foundation at it’s tenth annual ICT conference which held yesterday at the Civic Center in Lagos gave out over 1000 internet enabled phones and over 100 laptops with free internet connection to students.
Beyond the gifts, leading social entrepreneurs were also invited to speak on the good, the bad and the opportunities of Social Media.