Federal Govt. will Use Education to Tackle Unemployment, Assures Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday guaranteed the government was resolved to handle the issue of youth joblessness in the nation through training.

The president who talked at the thirteenth conference function of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State said his legislature would accomplish this through unfaltering subsidizing of training, which he recognized as the bedrock of the financial advancement of society.

Buhari who is the establishment’s guest talked through the Minister of State for Education, Prof. Anthony Anwuka, at the occasion amid the conferment of honor of postgraduate and honourary degrees to recipients.

The President said the government would stay unflinching in handling youth joblessness, guaranteeing that he would give most extreme thoughtfulness regarding instruction. He stated, “Let me now repeat the conviction of the government that instruction is the bedrock of the financial advancement of society. Thus, inside the points of confinement of accessible assets this administration will keep on giving an essential of spot to instruction.

“The national government will stay fearless in handling the test of youth joblessness and underemployment through a network of activities: N-control, the Bank of Industry ‘s Youth Entrepreneurship Support (YES) Programs and the Central Bank of Nigeria and Bank of Africa Support Schemes. If it’s not too much trouble investigate such chances.

“As a feature of its proceeding with endeavors to fight off the danger of youth business, government has set up various activities to support the employability of graduands of our tertiary organizations, either as workers or in independent work.

“These activities incorporate, however not constrained to, the Energizing Education Program, through the Rural Electricity Agency, the aim of which is, bury alia, to give hostage control plants to chosen tertiary establishments, in this manner giving them much required continuous power supply; and the Skill G venture by TETFund which gives PCs, research facility gear and other learning assets to tertiary foundations.

“I praise Nnamdi Azikiwe University for being a recipient of these two milestone ventures, which it pulled in through its praiseworthy reputation in infrastructural improvement.”

In his location, the Chancellor of the University and Gbong Gwom Jos, Da Jacob Gyang Buba charged the graduands to have the effect for good in any undertaking and networks they wound up in having been outfitted with information, aptitudes and qualities.

Praising Vice Chancellor Prof. Joseph Ahaneku whose five-year residency would finish one month from now, the Chancellor stated, “Your organization has moved the college massively forward in all features of the college: scholarly, infrastructural and organization.”

The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Ahaneku who reeled out his accomplishment which inspired commendation from the general population said thanks to the central government for the open door offered him to serve.

The Obi of Onitsha, Igwe Nnaemeka Achebe; Sir Emeka Offor of Chrome Group of organizations and Ambassador Baba Gana Kingibe, presidential running mate to Chief MKO Abiola in the 1991 decision were consulted with honourary doctorate degrees.

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