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Lawmaker Partners  NGO train 557 youths on skill acquisition


Lawmaker Partners  NGO train 557 youths on skill acquisition

By Onuminya Ochowechi In Sokoto

 Member of the House of Representatives representing Illela/Gwadabawa Federal constituency Dr Balarabe Salame  has sponsored the training of no fewer than 557 Youths on various Skills Acquisition programme in Sokoto.

 The exercise in collaboration with Free Light of Nigeria Youth Foundation (FLONY), a Non Governmental Organization (NGO ) trained the people on baking of cake , soap making and other skills.

At the end of the One week training on Sunday, the Lawmaker expressed happiness over the exercise, saying that the gesture has impacted a lot of  on  the teeming Youth.
“I am very delighted  with the commitment of the Youth to learn new skills toward improving their living standard.

“This gesture is part of the President Muhammadu Buhari’s agenda toward reducing the number of unemployed Youth and eradicate poverty in our society.
“We really appreciate FLONY’s dedication and generosity in making it possible for our teeming Youth across the country to gain new skills for our country’s best future,” he said.

Salame added that, the beneficiaries of the training will be supported each with N20,000 under President Buhari’s Poverty Alleviation Programme.
He urged the beneficiaries to judiciously  utilise the opportunity toward supporting their family and the society at large.

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In her remarks Hajiya Farida Jauro, FLONY National President, thanked the Lawmaker for making it possible for the NGO to succeed in the assignment.
“He has generously offered a lot of support and guidance to us, as such we should all appreciate him for his sustain fatherly role in ensuring a better future for the Youth.

“For our members across the country I urged you all to always use the opportunity to support your families and other people in your communities.
“Doing so will be a great success and achievement for all of us toward addressing our collective mandate at FLONY which has at its motor HELP ON OUR ARMS,” she said.

Thisday gathered that the beneficiaries who are mostly women were trained on computer digital/ marketing, make-up, cake making, cosmetics making, detergent among others.

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