Adamawa govt trains 10,520 youths on entrepreneurship devt

Adamawa State Government it has trained 10,520 youths and women on entrepreneurship development to reduce poverty and enhance wealth creation at the grassroots.

Mr Illiya Jems, the state for Entrepreneurship Development, stated this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Yola on Friday.

Jems described the as “unique,” as it is the first of kind in the state.

He said beneficiaries received between N10,000 and N30,000 monthly allowances under the to enable them to engage in productive activities.

“The is a social supporting youths, women and vulnerable persons.

“Some of them received N10,000, N20,000 and N30,000 monthly, it is just like conditional cash transfer.

“The uniqueness of the is the capacity building aspect on entrepreneurship development.

“I call on to utilise the money judiciously to be self reliant employers of labour and contribute to the economic development of the state,” he said.

According to him, Gov. Fintiri has designed a lot of programmes to empower youths and women in the state, adding that some of it would be inaugurated soon. (NAN)