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World Bank, FG Collaborates on Developing Innovation and Effectiveness in Skills Acquisition

Written by Pyramid FM Kano

 

By Abdullahi Jalaluddeen

The federal government and the world bank have collaborated in developing innovation and effectiveness in the Acquisition of skills project.

The Deputy Director of Technology and Science Education federal ministry of education Mrs. Gbemisola Olaniyon stated this during a workshop on innovation development and effectiveness in the Acquisition skills project held In Kano.

She said the workshop aimed to fine-tune modalities of enhancing technical and vocational educational training which enables youths to acquire the necessary skills geared toward becoming self-reliant.

The Deputy Director noted that the program is an intervention from the World Bank to assist the ministry in handling and reviving the technical and vocational education to achieve the objectives of the program.

” the world bank is assisting Nigeria to ensure that our technical colleges were put on the right path so that there will be a revitalization of everything about skills acquisition and vocational education ”

Mrs. Gbemisola Olaniyon maintained that the program would help the youth to be employed in industries, and also to be self-reliant.

In a remark, a consultant of the program professor said the workshop would help immensely in sharing ideas with the relevant stakeholders to curtail the menace of unemployment.

He noted that the project would help Technical Institutions to train youths in skills acquisition so that would meet the needs of the industries.

Earlier the former presided of kano chambers of commerce industry mines and Agriculture Alhaji Umar Rabiu Dansuleka Applauded the foresight of the federal government and the World Bank for initiating the program.

He appealed to the participants to explore their wealth of experience in sharing their ideas and innovations geared toward achieving success.

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