Tim Akano, CEO of New Horizons Nigeria, was honored by NYSC with the ICON OF YOUTH EMPOWERMENT award for his unwavering devotion and unwavering passion for youth empowerment.
While NYSC has identified New Horizons Nigeria as “A CRITICAL PARTNER IN YOUTH EMPOWERMENT,”
In a well-attended event held today, December 17th, 2021 at the NAF Center in Abuja, Her Excellency Dr. Aisha Buhari, Nigeria’s First Lady, was ably represented by the wife of Nigeria’s Vice President, H.E. Mrs. Dolapo Oshibanjo, as Special Guest of Honor, as well as many Federal government ministers, members of Corporate Nigeria, and youth corpers.
Tim Alano is pictured getting his medal from the Director General of the NYSC, Brig. Gen. S. Ibrahim.
In the previous 16 years, New Horizons has equipped over 1.2 million Nigerians with relevant ICT skills, addressing Nigeria’s technical IT skill gaps.
New Horizons Nigeria is a franchise of New Horizons worldwide, the World’s largest independent IT training company with offices in 90 countries globally.
In the last 16 years, New Horizons Nigeria has won over 50 national, Continental and international awards and industry recognitions while Tim Akano has won over 60 individual awards.
NYSC in its citation singled out New Horizons Nigeria for uniquely and relentlessly empowering thousands of Nigerian youths corpers in a way to making them wealth creators instead of job seeks in the last 12 years of SAED creation.