By Sunday Isuwa
Adamawa government is to partner with Industrial Training Fund
(ITF),to train 100,000 youths on poverty alleviation programmes.
Gov. Muhammadu Jibrilla Bindow, revealed this at the graduation of 300 youths by the National Industrial Skill Development Programme of the funds, in Yola yesterday.
Jibrilla who described the projects as ‘stomach Infrastructure’ said is aimed at to develop human capacity of youths in various skill acquisition to better their lots.
Joseph Ari,Director General ITF,said the beneficiaries is part of 11,000 trainees expected across the federation.
Ari said they were trained on tailoring,welding,fabrication
fashion,design and were issued with tools of trade.
He warned the trainees against selling of the tools saying,the fund is implementing technical skill development projects (TSDP),women skill empowerment and agriprenuership programs.
Earlier,Ayuba Audu,state coordinator Poverty Alleviation Program said over 10,000 people have so far been trained on various skill
acquisition in the state.
The graduants were issued with start-up packs to enable them set up their entrepreneurs business