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Pantami: Degrees Are Only Meant to Validate skills

Dr.Isa Ibrahim Pantami has again made emphasis on skills, in preference to merely having degrees without skills. He said “Degrees are only meant to validate skills”.

The Minister of communication and digital marketing Dr.Isa Ibrahim Pantami made this claim as he Joined the world to celebrate World Development Information Day. This was contained in a speech he delivered titled ‘Developing Nigeria’s Digital Economy: The Journey So Far’.

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He Listed the the 8 pillars of his ministry and how it has helped Nigerians in various sector of the economy. He spoke about the Online platforms to enable Nigerians receive training in diverse digital skills.

Such platforms include the DigitalNigeria.gov.ng platform and NITDA Academy for Research and Training.

Also he spoke about the National Adopted Village for Smart Agriculture (NAVSA) digital platform. He said “it will connect the agriculture ecosystem to deliver services to farmers in a more productive and efficient manner, in the interest of our nurturing digital economy for a digital Nigeria”.

He made emphasis on skills, in preference to merely having degrees without skills. He said “Degrees are only meant to validate skills”.

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