Odua Investment Foundation, the social arm of Odu’a Investment Company Limited, has officially launched the Digital Education for Innovation and Economic Development project in Lagos.
This initiative, known as DEFINED, includes Byte Busters Coding Clubs designed for secondary school students.
These clubs will operate in all 137 local government areas across the Southwest region of Nigeria, offering coding skills to empower young minds.
Odu’a Investment Company Limited is jointly owned by the six Southwest states of Oyo, Ekiti, Ogun, Ondo, Osun, and Lagos.
Dr. Olatokunbo Awolowo Dosumu, Chairman of the Advisory Council of the Foundation, emphasized that the goal is to usher in a new era of progress and development in the Southwest states and the entire nation through digital education.
The project aims to empower youth and create a future where innovation and economic growth go hand in hand.
During the launch event, several Southwest governors, including Engr. Seyi Makinde of Oyo, Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos, Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo, and Abiodun Oyebanji of Ekiti, expressed their support for the foundation’s vision of revolutionizing digital education and innovation in the region.
Lagos State Governor Sanwo-Olu commended the Byte Busters Coding Clubs for preparing students from diverse backgrounds for the digital future and aligning with Lagos State’s goal of becoming a smart city.