NDE begins training of 50 youths on agric activities in Gombe

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GOMBE – The National Directorate of (NDE) Friday commenced the training 50 trainers in various aspects of agricultural activities, an official said in Gombe.

Malam Abdulkadir Mabudi, the NDE Coordinator in the state told the News Agency of (NAN) the training was being conducted at the NDE training centre in Kashere Village.

He said the training would focus  the theoretical aspects of  farming, bee keeping, irrigation farming, poultry and fish farming, among others and would run for one month.

He said after the training, they would be placed two practical attachment with agricultural organisations.

Mabudi said that after the three-month intensive training, the trainees would be assisted to , according to areas of specialisation.

According to him, the trainees were selected from three zones in the state.

On qualification, he said most of them were school certificate holders while a few had diploma and NCE certificates. (NAN)