Borno State governor, Babagana Umara Zulum, and the Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, have obtained 12,000 copies of a new book by the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, titled, “Skills Rather than Just Degrees.”
A statement Tuesday by the Senior Technical Assistant (Research and Development) to the minister, Femi Adeluyi, said the President of Microsoft Corporation wrote the Foreword to the book.
“In a bid to boost skilling in Nigeria, Professor Babagana Zulum obtained 10,000 copies of the book for distribution in schools and other institutions in Borno State.
“Senator Hadi Sirika also obtained 2,000 copies for distribution in institutions across the country.’
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The statement added that the book focused on the importance of skills and their potential impact in addressing the problems of employability, unemployment and underemployment.