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College trains 300 youths, women on livestock, fishery production


MAIDUGURI – The Federal College of Animal Health and Production Technology (FCAHPT), said on Friday in Maiduguri that it had trained over 300 women and youth on livestock and fishery production in Borno.
Alhaji Muhammad Kwajaffa, announced this on Thursday in Maiduguri, at a training programme organised for livestock farmers.
Kwajaffa said that those trained were drawn from the 27 local government areas of the Borno.
Kwajaffa, who was the coordinator of the training said that the one-day workshop was aimed at boosting the entrepreneurship skills of the participants to enable them become self- reliant.
He said that the participants were trained on various skills in animal husbandry, fishery production and poultry farming.
Kwajaffa said that the skills acquired would enable the participants to create wealth, reduce poverty and unemployment.
One of the trainers, Dr. James Yidawi, an agricultural consultant, noted that there were a lot of animals and birds species, which if harnessed, could boost economic base of individuals. (NAN)

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