FG To Train 500,000 Youths On Skill Acquisition, Agriculture

Chris Ngige

In a bid to provide food security, the Federal Government announced on Sunday that it is planning to train 500,000 youths on agriculture and skill acquisition.

Disclosing this at the Federal Capital Territory, the Minister of Labour, Dr Chris Ngige, said this is coming as the calls for diversification of the Nigerian economy is getting stronger and as many believe that the nation is presently in a state of economic recession owing to a decline in crude oil exports.

In a related development, the President, Fisheries Society of Nigeria, Dr Olajide Ayinla, also announced that the society is partnering with the government to improve the sector by inserting fishery into the curriculum of schools to enhance the knowledge among young people and create jobs.


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