Digital Literacy: The Compatible Literacy Model for the 215‘ Century Nigeria
Engr. Ernest C.A. Ndukwe, 017R, Fuse, Fnim
The Executive VicevClzairman/CEO, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC)
About 20 months ago, a survey was conducted on the issues confronting the telecommunications and IT sector in Nigeria. Of all the challenges identified by that effort, lack of workforce with relevant skills to meet the short— and long—term staffing needs of the sector; and lack of a cohesive workforce development programme to sustain the industry into foreseeable future will likely hinder the growth trends of the industry, The survey revealed a
phenomenon of rampant e ross—company ‘staff poaching‘, because o f the acute shortage o f workforce with the relevant skills and background.