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IT company offers week-long coding program for kids

By Stellamaris Ashinze

The Computer Village Center (Cvhub) announced on Wednesday that it is offering a free one-week intensive coding program for children aged 10 and over to keep them busy and creative.

Mr. Austin Agbakor, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the company, made this known in an interview with the Nigeria News Agency (NAN) in Lagos.

He said the training would introduce children to the world of coding.

Agbakor said many children were already in training, but training was put on hold due to the coronavirus pandemic.

According to him, the week-long training will wake up the children.

He said the training would position children’s minds to create their own business name and choose a brand, and the kids could boldly build functional websites.

He added that the children would also receive certification after the training.

“It’s about keeping the kids productively active during that short time and having access to facilitators and instructors.

“The training is aimed at only 30 children who would be the first to register online via: http://cvhub4africa.com/holiday-bootcamp-registration.

“The limited number is the result of observing COVID-19 protocols,” he said.

NAN reports that earlier, a dozen children from Cvhub had developed “Made in Ikeja” games.

(NAN)

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