YOUTHPRENEURPROFILE>> Foun­da­tion trains 100 Ji­gawa youths, women on job cre­ation

Daily Trust - - YOUTHVILLE -

The Sir Ah­madu Bello Me­mo­rial Foun­da­tion, a non gov­ern­men­tal or­gan­i­sa­tion, has be­gun train­ing of 100 youths in vo­ca­tional and entrepreneurship ed­u­ca­tion in Ji­gawa.

Malam Bashir Abbo, the Se­nior Pro­gramme Of­fi­cer of the foun­da­tion, told lo­cal news agency, Tues­day in Dutse that the train­ing which be­gan last Mon­day would end on Oc­to­ber 30.

Abbo said the pro­gramme was part of the foun­da­tion’s in­ter­ven­tion de­signed to de­velop the ca­pac­i­ties of women and youths in entrepreneurship and pro­duc­tive skills in var­i­ous trades.

He said that the train­ing was also to cre­ate jobs and pro­mote self-re­liance among youths and women in the 19 North­ern states.

The par­tic­i­pants, com­pris­ing males and fe­males, are nom­i­nated by the state gov­ern­ment and drawn from the 27 lo­cal gov­ern­ment ar­eas of the state.

The foun­da­tion, es­tab­lished in hon­our of the late North­ern Premier, Al­haji Ah­madu Bello, the Sar­dau­nan Sokoto in 2009 is also to help trans­late the ex­am­ples of Sar­dauna into re­al­ity among north­ern women and youths for the com­mon good of the na­tion, he said.

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