NDE trains 20 unemployed youths on environmental beautification in Taraba

Sat, May 18, 2024
By editor


TARABA State office of the National Directorate of Employment (NDE), on Friday began the training of 20 unemployed youths on Environmental Beautification.

Speaking during the orientation for the 20 beneficiaries, Mr Christopher Bamsida, the NDE State Coordinator, said they were recruited under the Special Public Works (SPW) Department, to reduce unemployment in the state.

According to Bamsida, the youths will be trained on plaster of Paris (POP), hard and soft landscaping that leads to skills acquisition in erosion control, environmental beautification protection and sanitation.

He said that the agency, recognised the potentials of the vibrant youths, and was therefore, dedicated to providing them with the needed skills to build a prosperous and sustainable future.

“The environmental beautification training scheme, is poised towards a positive projection of the resilient youths, who are fast making their mark in all fields of human enterprise,” he said.

He added that the strategic importance of equipping young people with skills, abilities, understanding and work habits, were the catalyst to gainful employment and entrepreneurship.

The Coordinator however, stressed that the choice of these skill sets were a deliberate attempt at making a mark in the global stage.

He charged the trainees to concentrate and acquire the skills, adding that it was by so doing that they would become relevant in decision making and building the state’s economy.

”In view of the above objectives, 20 unemployed youths were recruited in EBTS and will be attached to proficient three master trainers,” he explained.

He called on well-meaning individuals, organisations and governments at various levels, to complement NDE’s efforts aimed at reducing unemployment levels in the country.

The coordinator commended Gov. Agbu Kefas, for a creating conducive environment for the Directorate to thrive in the state.

In his remark, Usman Bwala,  Head of Department, Small Skills Enterprise of the NDE, advised participants to take advantage of the training, and not to let the Federal Government down.

>Speaking on behalf of the beneficiaries, Mr Solomon Rimamnyang, commended the Federal Government for the opportunity to get trained in such skills.

Rimamnyang, promised not to fail the Federal Government in its efforts towards adding value to the labour market.


17th MAY, 2024.