NDE to train 25 graduates on skill acquisition in Borno

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MAIDUGURI – National Directorate of Employment (NDE) in Saturday said it would train 25 graduates industrial attachment to enable them to acquire skills to be self-employed.

Alhaji Wakil Kalanga, State Coordinator, NDE, told News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Maiduguri graduates would be trained Industrial Attachment of Agency.

Kalanga said the selected beneficiaries were state indigenes graduated last year and had not yet secured job.

He said the was designed to train them to showcase their potentials, so they could be gainfully employed and also be employer of labours.

According to him, during the six months attachment , each of the beneficiaries will receive N10,000 as monthly stipend.

“The graduate would be posted to different state and federal agencies, according to the areas of their specialisation and course studied,” he said.

The coordinator said the gesture was in line the President ’s Transformation Agenda to create job opportunities and unemployment.

Kalanga said last year, NDE trained 50 graduates, saying that most of them were now gainfully employed or self-employed. (NAN)