LIBERIA: Gbarnga Youth Center Computer Literacy Program Graduates over 30

By Emmanuel Mafelah |

Infrastructure and human resources needs more extolling effort has it build as to compete with rest of the world have it young eagerly looking for that opportunity. One of those sectors that youths need skill in is the area of Computer education.

Now what appears to be relieving opportunity to developing more computer literate is the Gbarnga Youth Center Computer Literacy program under the Ministry of Youth and Sports Liberia.

Making a brief remarks of the Gbarnga Youth center computer literacy program at the program marking Circle six (6) Graduation weekend in Gbarnga, Bong County the Ministry of Youth and Sport Bong county coordinator John O. Flomo said the initiative is aimed at addressing some of the challenges facing in the area of human resource development specifically vocational skills training in the county. Mr. Flomo said the program is the institution own way to giving back to the young people of Liberia since seeing the need that the youths need vocational education and to provide opportunity which will allow them discover their potentials in the society.

Mr. Flomo said since the training started he along with his teams  had been working very hard to get more computers in order to increase the numbers of students in the program who cannot provide to go to other computer school to acquire the skill.

Mr. Flomo further said skill training is paramount to nation building at the same time cautioned the graduates to use the knowledge acquire to transforms their respective communities.

Serving as keynote speaker for the occasion, Jeremiah B. Wilson admonished graduates to see the computer education as part of their career or professional discipline. He said computer education serves as means of employment and in some cases elevates you if serving in administrative position and to higher pay.

He further recognized the effort of the outgoing Ministry of Youth Bong county coordinator for keeping the hope alive.

He quickly pointed out that to have a developed country the human resources have to be developed. He reiterated call that it is now time to develop the technical skills of all Liberians, admonishing Mr. Flomo to continue his good work through the building of the human resource and skill of Liberian Younger people where so ever he goes.

He finally encourages graduation to be an agent of change in their various communities if they are to shame as light in the darkness.

Some of the graduates who spoke to this Paper expressed total gladness for the achievements and promised to serve as ambassador to their communities.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.