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Adamawa Govt Begins Registration of 100,000 Unemployed Youths



The Adamawa state Ministry of Entrepreneurship Development has set up a portal for the registration of over 100,000 unemployed youths in the state.

The commissioner for the ministry, James Iliya, said, 8000 youths have so far been registered, aimed to  engaged them in 30 various skills acquisition training for self-reliant.

The training portal is essentially meant for youths between the ages of 18 to 45 in collaboration with SMEDAN, to enable graduands access NIRSAL micro finance loan, geared towards boosting the economic fortunes of the state.

“GIZ group Feemany, would take over 10 skill acquisition schools adding that three centre have so far been fully accredited in the state.

The North East Development Commission (NEDC), has indicated readiness to renovate some of the centre to ensure optimal training of youths.

“NEDC would renovate skill acquisition centre to offer Diploma and certificate program by January” the Commissioner added.

He added that 200 youths have been trained  in December, while 339 others took reorientation capacity building training on how to access Tony Elomelu grant.