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FG Plans To Create Jobs In Zamfara

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The Federal Government has started distribution of working equipment under the Extended Special Public Works Programme in Zamfara State, to boost the economy and create jobs.

The Chairman, State Selection Committee, Extended Special Public Works Programme, Mr Ahmad Yandi, spoke during the  distribution of the working tools on Saturday in Gusau.

Tandi said that the programme would add N46bn into Nigeria’s economy and that would provide the necessary economic palliatives to the unemployed youths.

He said that participants who are diligent during  the implementation of the project  would develop knowledge and skills required to become self employed.

“It is my belief that the benefit and impact of the programme will continue to linger in the mind of citizens of the state and Nigerians at large”. he said.

The Minister of Humanitarian, Social Development and Disaster Management, Sadiya Umar-Faruk, urged participants to make good use of the opportunity to improve their skills in the area of their engagement.

Umar-Faruk, represented by the Special Adviser on Special Duties, Alhaji Musa Zubairu, said that the Federal Government introduced the programme to expose unemployed youths to opportunities around them.

According to her, such opportunity can give  youths gainful employment.

Also in his remarks, the Coordinator, National Directorate for Employment, Zamfara, Abdullahi Yakubu,  commended the support and cooperation of the state, local government and traditional leaders in making the distribution a reality.

Yakubu added that the advice given to beneficiaries was key to their success.

 

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