UNDP empowers 200 beneficiaries with skills acquisition start-up packs in Ekiti


The UNDP Team Lead, Governance, Peace and Security, Mr Mathew Alao, Leader of Business Ekiti State House of Assembly, and Hon. Kayode Babade, Chairman Board for Technical and Vocational Education Ekiti State, Hon. Kayode Babade, at the graduation ceremony of 200 women and youth, victims of violence in Ado Ekiti on Thursday


By Idowu Gabriel

No fewer than 200 beneficiaries of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) skills acquisition  programme were on Thursday, empowered with full business start-up kits in Ekiti.

Speaking during the graduation oll in Ado-Ekiti, the UNDP’s Conflict Prevention and Peace building Programme Lead Team, Mr Mathew Alao, said the programme was in line with the Sustainable Development Goals’ (SDGs) principle of leaving no one behind.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the six months training was tagged, “UNDP Youth and Women, Victims of Violence and Crises in Ekiti.”

Alao said the beneficiaries were selected…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria