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