No fewer than 150 unemployed youths have commenced training on some selected skills organised by publishers of MATASHIYA, a popular Hausa newspaper.
The publisher, Alhaji Abubakar Murtala-Ibrahim told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kano on Monday that the training which commenced last week followed similar one earlier conducted to enable the youth become self reliant.
“The first phase of the training programme started last month with no fewer than 120 youths and had since been completed.
“It was designed to enable beneficiaries become self-reliant and contribute to the development of the state’s economy and the country at large,” he said.
The publisher said the second leg of the skills acquisition programme was also to compliment the present administration effort at enhancing the living standard of Nigerians.
“Youths are the pillar and backbone of any society hence our decision to initiate the training programme solely for the youth.”
Murtala-Ibrahim advised other media organisations across the country to emulate the newspaper company to help the youth become better citizens.
He urged wealthy individuals to support the programme to enhance economic growth and development of the state.
He listed the skills being taught to the beneficiaries to include vehicle and generator repair, cosmetology, photography and journalism, as well as beads stringing, pomade and soap making, among others
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