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Employment: NDE Engages Over 300,000 Youths

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The director general National Directorate of Employment (NDE), Dr Nasiru Mohammed Laden has urged youths in the country to embrace vocational skills training as a viable option to self-employment instead of waiting for unavailable paid employment

Ladan said that over 300,000 Nigerians have been engaged in productive ventures as a result of its desire to empower women and youths in the country.

The DG who spoke over the weekend at the 29th Enugu International Trade Fair, explained that 237,172 persons of the 300,000 are exposed to critical skills and competences, with the multiplier outcome estimated at over 300,000 persons engaged in productive ventures.

“As part of our desire to empower women and youth, the NDE has exposed 237,172 persons to critical skills and competences, with the multiplier outcome estimated at over 300,000 persons engaged in productive ventures

“For us at the National Directorate of Employment (NDE), in carrying out the mandate for job creation, we also situate the Directorate’s operations within the main stream of economic restructuring of the current leadership. It is worth mentioning that, the Directorate in the discharge of its responsibilities places great emphasis on skills training.

“My appeal to other youths is for them to embrace self-employment as a viable option to self-employment instead of waiting for unavailable paid employment.





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