Federal Government to provide jobs to 12 million youths

Federal Government says it is ready to provide jobs for no fewer than 12 million Nigerian youths.

Minister of State for Trade, Industry and Investments, Ambassador Maryam Katagum disclosed while the commissioning ceremony of Industrial Training Fund office Complex in Katsina State

Katagun said the Federal Government has already directed its parastatals to initiate moves that will actualize the government plan of achieving the set target.

The minister said ITF was one of the agencies that have keyed into the government’s plan to train and equip the youths to become gainfully employed and to become employers of labour.

The minister revealed that ITF had the mandate to give youth training in Carpentry, welding, fabricating, electrical installation, hairdressing and salon and poultry farming.

Katagum further revealed that ITF under the president Buhari Administrative have completed the Building of 15 area offices across the country and will give youths training on entrepreneurship.

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