The Plateau State Chapter of the National Directorate of Employment (NDE), has trained no fewer than 50 unemployed women across the state on spice making.
It said the programme was designed to engage poor women in their respective communities.
While flagging off the training, the state NDE Coordinator, Ibrahim Hardo Andul’azeez, said the programme was part of the Directorate’s initiative to eradicate poverty in the country.
He explained that the training “will provide them with the necessary and practical skills to be applied when they want to start such a business and become entrepreneurs. When women are trained, the nation is empowered.”
Earlier, the Minister of Women Affairs, Dame Pauline Tallen, represented by the state APC Women Leader, Mrs. Nandak Go’at, commended the initiative and called on the participants to be serious and ensure the success of the programme
In his welcome address, the Head of Department, Small Scale Enterprise, Uztaz Suleiman Ahmad, urged the participants to use the opportunity of the training to build themselves, adding that no knowledge was wasted.
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