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Following its desire to bridge the unemployment gap in the country, the National Directorate of Employment (NDE) has engage another batch of 100 youths across the country.
According to Dr Nasiru Mohammed, the Director-General of NDE at the sensitisation programme of trainees on the B-NOAS, under the vocational skills development department in Abuja, the 100 youths are currently benefitting from the Federal Government’s empowerment programme on vocational skills in 36 states and the FCT to reduce unemployment in the country.

He said the NDE organised the training to enable the trainees acquire pre-knowledge of the intensive training that would last for three months, adding that the training began in October and it would end in December 2017.

He said the participants would be trained in catering, interior decoration, fashion designing and computer training.
“God has blessed you with untapped skills that you need to look inwards too and give your time to get gold out in other to make a difference.
“I, therefore, urge you all to embrace this great opportunity to acquire the skills that will create profitable employment for you and offer employment to others in the long run,” he said.

Mohammed said the training was another milestone in the continuous efforts of the NDE to explore all avenues at combating the problem of unemployment and underemployment in the country, stressing that NDE, as an apex of employment generating agency of government, had over the years employed policies that cuts across various spheres of job creation.

According to him, “the practical attachment and skills acquisition will ensure that our young men and women after graduation have added advantage to be competitive and innovative in the market place of wealth creation.’’

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