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NDE trains 1,232 on Skills For Job in Niger

NDE trains 1,232 on Skills For Job in Niger

The National Director­ate of Employment NDE in Niger State said it will train 1,232 select­ed beneficiaries on Skills-for-Job scheme in the state.
The objective of the pro­gramme is to empower youths from vulnerable homes and equip them with right attitude and skills re­quired to address the prob­lem of unemployment in the country.
According to a statement issued by NDE in its quar­terly magazine, the man­agement pointed out that the training will last for 9 months and would focus on life skills training, vocation­al/sector specific, technical training, entrepreneurship skills and apprenticeship training.
Skills-for-Job constitutes one of the components of the Youth Empowerment and Social Support Operation (YESSO), a World Bank ini­tiative introduced to specifi­cally assist youth from poor households to have access to employment opportunities through a well-coordinated and structured training.
It stated that the orienta­tion program is being orga­nized by the NDE in part­nership with a private sector to exposed participants to overview of YESSO and skills for job, trainees’ expec­tations, general safety pre­cautions, personal behavior and project obligations to the trainees among others.
The training which is mandatory for all the se­lected trainees commences on Monday, 20 to Tuesday, 21 March, 2017 at Chancha­ga Local Government, UK Bello Arts Theatre, Minna while that of Bida comes up on Thursday, 23 to Friday, 24 March 2017.
 

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