Nasarawa trains 1400 youths as sanitary inspectors, says gov’s aide

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By SundiataPOST, Abuja

The Nasarawa State on Thursday said would train 1400 as sanitary inspectors and traffic officers as part of efforts to eradicate poverty.
Alhaji Murtala Adogi, the Senior Special Assistant to State on Youth , said this at the headquarters of Nasarawa Local Area of the state.
Adogi said the gesture was to empower the , so they could contribute to the of the state.
Adogi was Nasarawa town to inspect some skills acquisition centres.
He said the training of sanitary inspectors was the phase of the ’s skills acquisition programme.
According to him, the government give -off grants to 1,000 currently undergoing training at the four skills acquisition centres the state.
Adogi said the grants would enable the youths start their businesses after graduation.
He said that the youth currently on three months training were expected to form cooperative groups to enable them enjoy the grants.
He said that the grant would not be cash but tools the relevant fields of their training.
The ’s aide said that the state government would also employ some of them.
Earlier, Mr Ganah Shigah, the Principal of the Centre in the Nasarawa Local Government Area, appealed to the state government to improve power supply to the centre.
Shigah expressed the hope that with adequate power supply, the centre would be able to train many .