The Federal Government launches an entrepreneurial skill acquisition program for Small Scale Enterprises in Asaba.
With the theme “Training the Trainers”, the program is part of the government’s efforts to address the current economic challenges of the nation, Vanguard reports.
The Director of Small Scale Enterprises, SSE, Department NDE, Abuja, Mrs Henrietta Achigbu flagged off the program on behalf of the Director-General, National Directorate of Employment, Mr Kunle Obayan in Asaba, Delta State.
And she said the program is aimed at the nation’s unemployed youths.
Besides this the program, “The Directorate has recently introduced new schemes, one of which is the school-to-work scheme targeting JSS 3 and SS 2 students, designed to encourage the culture of skill acquisition among secondary school students in
Nigeria,” she said.
“Another scheme introduced is the NDE Agricultural Park to boost green houses with market gardens for production of tomatoes, green
pepper, among others and to promote fish farmsand poultry farms,” she added.