Ondo To Train 300 Graduates In PASS Scheme

Must Read

Court Asks DSS To Probe Bayelsa Deputy Governor For Certificate Forgery

The All Progressive Congress(APC) has launched a counter-attack on the newly sworn-in deputy governor of Bayelsa state, Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo...

I Didn’t Forge My Certificate – Sacked Bayelsa Gov-Elect

The sacked deputy governor-elect of Bayelsa state, Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo has called a press conference where he stated that he...

Rep Introduces Bill On Automatic Employment For Graduates After NYSC

Eta Mbora, who represents Calabar Municipal/Odukpani federal constituency of Cross River State in the lower chambers of the National...

Fani-Kayode Hails Zulum, Matawelle On Fight Against Insurgency

Former minister of aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has hailed the Governors of Borno and Zamafara States, Babagana Zulum and Bello...

Adamawa State Polytechnic Sacks Four Lecturers Over Exam Malpractice

Four lecturers of Adamawa State Polytechnic, Yola, have been dismissed after investigation revealed that they were responsible for modifying...

The Ondo State Government will tomorrow commence a week-long intensive training for about 300 newly-engaged young graduates under its Pro-farmer and Agro-preneurs Sustainable Scheme (PASS).

Giving the overview of the training programme, the Chairman of the State Wealth Creation Agency (WECA) Mrs. Bolanle Olafunmiloye, said the scheme was an initiative of the Agency to expose the potential agro-preneurs to both theoretical and practical aspect of agriculture and agric-business.

Olafunmiloye, according to a release, said they would be trained in agricultural skills such as introduction and processing of broilers, layer and egg production, fish farming and sericulture.

She added that the programme, with initial 280 beneficiaries, would see others trained in keeping of livestock such as pigs, goats, rabbits and cattle, honey production as well as cultivation of arable crops.

She said at the end of the training programme the trainees would have acquired entrepreneurship skills and knowledge in Marketing Strategy, Accounting, Bookkeeping, Business plan and Proposal Writing, ICT and Social Media for agriculture among others.

According to her, the objective of the government is to increase food production, reduce poverty, generate employment to teeming unemployed graduates, and promote skill acquisition and wealth creation through agriculture.

The training programme will be declared open by the State Governor, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko.

- Advertisement -
Ad ==> Discover how a young Nigerian graduate now makes a consistent 40k per week doing a legitimate online business. You too can start yours now, click here!!!


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

More Articles Like This

- Advertisement -