UNDP, EU to Train 500 Youths in Entrepreneurial Skills in Borno


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By  Michael Olugbode in Maiduguri

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the European Union (EU) have entered into an agreement with two tertiary institutions in Borno State for the training of 500 youths in entrepreneurial skills.

Also both UNDP and EU have agreed with Peugeot Automobile Nigeria (PAN) and Nigerian Institute of Leader Studies (NILSET) to train 50 persons each in different repairs of automobile, shoe making and leader works respectively.

The 500 youths, carefully selected from among those affected by Boko Haram insurgency in Borno State were matriculated on Monday and Tuesday at Ramat Polytechnic and Mohamet Lawan College of Agriculture, both in Maiduguri.

They are to acquire skills in aluminium fabrication, baking, carpentry, catering and decoration, furniture, GSM repair, hair dresser, knitting, tailoring, wielding and fabrication at Ramat Polytechnic.

At the Mohamet Lawan College of Education, 200 youths…

Source: Thisday Newspaper