Photos: NDE trains 2, 200 youths from Kebbi in cosmetology, other skills

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Some unemployed youths at the NDE’s training in Birnin Kebbi

By Ibrahim Bello

Birnin Kebbi –  National Directorate of Employment (NDE) has started training 2, 200 unemployed youths under its Basic National Open Apprenticeship Scheme (BNOAS) and Cosmetology Schemes in Kebbi.

Kebbi State Coordinator of National Directorate of Employment (NDE), Alhaji Abdullahi Danjuma-Machika, during the orientation training for 2,200 unemployed youths in Birnin Kebbi on Saturday

Director-General (D-G) of NDE, Dr Nasiru Mohammed- Ladan, speaking at the orientation programme for the trainees in Birnin Kebbi on Saturday said that the training was in line with the directorate’s mandate of reducing unemployment in the country.

hi Some unemployed youths at NDE’s training in Birnin Kebbi

“It is statutory mandate of the NDE to train unemployed persons in order for them to acquire skills and become self- reliant as well as become productive members of the society,” he said.


Muhammed-Ladan, was represented by state Coordinator of the directorate, Alhaji Abdullahi Danjuma-Machika, added that the Federal Government had invested huge amount of money in the training to ensure its success.


He , therefore, urged trainees to pay attention to their trainers so that they would justify government’s investment on them.

According to him, 1, 100 youths, comprising males and females , will be trained in various demand- driven skills and another 1,100 will be trained in cosmetology,” D-G said.

Some of trainees when interviewed, thanked the NDE for giving them the opportunity to acquire skills needed to become self-reliant. (NAN)