The Deputy Minister OF Communication and Digitalisation, Ama Pomaa Boateng, has opened the training of this year's Girls in ICT for SHS on Cyber Security and Data Privacy targeted at a 100,000 girls across seven regions.
The beneficiary regions are Northern, Bono East, Bono Ahafo, Volta and Oti.
The program is organised by the Ministry of Communications and Digitalisation in collaboration with the Ministry of Education (MoE); Ghana Education Service (GES) and Huawei Technologies, Ghana.
Speaking at the St Mary Girls Vocational Institute - a TVET school in the Northern region, Ms Boateng stressed the importance of Information Communication Technology (ICT) and Cyber Security in the day-to-day operations of entrepreneurs as well as building successful businesses online.
She advised the students to take keen interest in acquiring ICT skills.