A digital hub, OK Foundation Digital Centre, has been opened in Iworo, Badagry, Lagos, as part of the development taking place in the community.
Since Oniworo of Iworoland, Oba Oladele Friday Kosoko, ascended the throne, the community has been witnessing a rapid growth. Their road has been renovated, new palace is under construction, a shopping mall has been built and the construction of a model college has begun.
In order to empower the people of Iworo and Badagry communities, Olu Kosoko Foundation unveiled the digital centre on Thursday.
Focused on driving development by propagating ‘Education, Empowerment, Entrepreneurship and Environment,’ the non-profit organisation is founded by the Aremo of Iworo Kingdom, Olu Kosoko.
Speaking at the launch, the Prince said the digital central was designed to equip youths and young adults with key digital skills which would strengthen their entrepreneurship capabilities and make them ‘hot cakes’ in the labour market.
He stated: “The digital centre located at Iworo Shopping Complex will also serve as a shared workspace for professionals and tech researchers as we provide in-house busing consulting for SMEs and start-ups
“Our goals is to impact the lives of 1000 youths and 500 adults in Badagry within the next 36 months.”