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1,000 youths benefits from NCDMB empowerment skills programmes in Kano


1,000 youths benefits from NCDMB empowerment skills programmes in Kano

By Ahmed Ahmed.

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The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, NCDMB, empowered 1,000 youth on GSM phone repairs and entrepreneurship development in Kano state.

Alhaji Mohammmed Bashir, Director Legal services of the NCDMB stated this while inspecting the rounding up the 8 months training session recently in Kano

He said the phone repairs, hardware, software design and entrepreneurship development were part of the empowerment sector of the board.

“The training is part of NCDMB’s Youth Empowerment Programme designed to train and empower youths in high impact economic sectors such as ICT, Agriculture and construction,” he said

Umar said the programme develops a pool of local talents for the assembly of GSM phones and development of software applications that are currently largely imported.

He said the training was part of the board’s continued advocacy to extend the Nigerian Content Act to other critical sectors of the economy.

Responding, the beneficiaries, Miss Fatima Adam appreciate NCDMB for supporting them youth on skills acquisition and entrepreneurship

She said the skills provided would uplift the wellbeing of youths which constitute a key part of the nation’s population.

Another Beneficiary Mr Sani Abdulmalik said the training was a great opportunity for them to learn how to repair phone , hardware and software installation.

He said they learn skills to work on sophisticated GSM devices which is the Communication tools globally.

Abdulmalik said the will also trained the repair mechanism to other youth to become entrepreneurs in the state.

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