for training 300 youths
The Minister of State, Industry, Trade and Investment, Hajia Aisha Abubakar have commended the Industrial Training Fund, ITF, for training 300 young men and women on skills acquisition, thereby supporting the government on job creation.
The Minister who stated this at the closing ceremony of the National Industry Skills Development Programm NSIDP, in Abuja, said the training would enable these youths to become entrepreneurs at an early stage in life.
She urged the ITF to continually monitor the trained youths to ensure the starter packs given to them after the programme are well utilised.
“I want to stress that this initiative of the agency is part of the government’s policy of job creation and poverty reduction by equipping as many youths as possible with skills acquisition among others.
“Over 300 young men and women were the beneficiaries of the National Industry Skills Development Programme NISDP. It is important that the ITF monitor the trainees continually to get best out of them.