The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, NCDMB, has trained 100 youths in GSM Phones (Hardware repairs & Software installation) in Kaduna State.
Executive Secretary of the NCDMB, Engr. Simbi Kesiye Wabote, represented by Mr. Patrick Daziba Obah, Director, Planning Research and Statistics, NCDMB, was accompanied by the General Manager, Research And Statistics, NCDMB, Mr. Abdulmalik Halilu.
Delivering his keynote address, Mr. Patrick said “this training is the fourth of its kind having conducted similar interventions in Kano, Bauchi, Cross River and Yobe States, impacting 2,900 youths.
He added that “with Nigerian youths accounting for 43% of our population, we are blessed to have a large pool of productive populace capable of contributing to economic growth if provided with the right skills and enabling business environment.”
He further noted that through this training, the Board has provided them the opportunity to harness the potentials in these sectors based on our unique End2End training delivery model which entails:
“Classroom training phase–software development & installation and hardware repairs; Entrepreneurship development phase where trainees benefit from starter packs and entrepreneurship training; Mentorship and business development support to facilitate participant’s entry into the business world; and Payment of stipends to augment your transportation expenses before you start earning income from the trade.
Member representing Soba Federal Constituency and Vice Chairman House Committee on Local Content, Arch. Ibrahim Hamza in his remarks, thanked the NCDMB for organizing the training, while he urged the beneficiaries to make good use of the opportunity by becoming independent.
Certificates were presented to beneficiaries of the training program by Arch. Hamza and the General Manager, Research and Statistics NCDMB, Mr. Abdulmalik Halilu.