The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) in Kebbi, has commenced training of 100 unemployed youths in Modern Agricultural Production, Marketing and Agri-preneurial under its Sustainable Agricultural Development Training Scheme.
According to Nuhu-Fikpo, the three-month training covers crop and livestock production.
“The training of 100 unemployed youths comprises males and females, and they will be trained in Modern Agricultural Production, Marketing and Agri-preneurial under its Sustainable Agricultural Development Training Scheme.
“The aim of the training is to promote the Federal Government Policy thrust of diversifying the economy through boosting agricultural production in the country.
He urged participants to take the training seriously to better their living standard and assist themselves and the country at large.
Earlier, Mr Joshua Sunday, Representative of the Director, Rural Employment Promotion department of the NDE, urged participants to listen attentively, take cognisance of relevant topics and comply with the COVID-19 protocols during the training.