No fewer than 50 youths are currently undergoing training on crop processing and livestock management, organized by the National Directorate of Employment (NDE) in Adamawa state
The Acting State Coordinator of NDE in Adamawa, Mr Kenneth Maigida made this known Wednesday in a statement in Yola.
Maigida said the trainees would under go two weeks theory class before proceeding for practicals at the Adamawa State Skills Acquisition Farming Centre.
“The training being executed by Rural Employment Promotion Department is under the Sustainable Agricultural Development Training Scheme.
“They are currently receiving two weeks theory classes before proceeding to farming skills Centre for practicals and demonstration aspect of the training,” Maigida said.
He also disclosed that another batch of 50 youths who completed orientation had been posted to various Master Trainers for further training under the directorates Environmental Beautification Training Scheme (EBTS).
Maigida said the youth would undergo three months training in POP and interlock making.
“The objective of the programme like other of our numerous programmes is to provide skills to these young and un-skilled youths in order to enable them secure either paid or self employment on completion.”he added.