NDE to train 50 Adamawa youths in environmental beautification

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The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) in Adamawa says 50 youths will undergo further training under the directorate’s Environmental Beautification Training Scheme (EBTS) by various Master Trainers.

The Acting State Coordinator of NDE in Adamawa, Mr Kenneth Maigida, made this known in Yola on Wednesday.

Maigida said the youth had completed their orientation and would undergo three months’ training in Plaster of Paris (POP) and interlock making.

“The objective of the programme like our other numerous programmes is to provide skills to these young and un-skilled youths in order to enable them secure either paid or self employment on completion,’’ he said.

While reiterating the commitment of NDE in combating mass unemployment, Maigida urged youths and women in Adamawa to patronise various employment opportunities provided by government, particularly in area of agriculture.

The coordinator also said the NDE had commenced training of another batch of 50 youths on crop processing and livestock management.

Maigida said that the trainees would undergo two weeks theory class before proceeding for practical at the Adamawa State Skills Acquisition Farming Centre.

“The training being executed by Rural Employment Promotion Department is under the Sustainable Agricultural Development Training Scheme.

“They are currently receiving two weeks theory classes before proceeding to farming skills centre for practicals and demonstration aspect of the training, ” Maigida said. (NAN)

– Nov. 21, 2018 @ 12:39 GMT |

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