National Directorate of employment (NDE) Kano office has yesterday disclosed that, under the Federal Government’s 76,400 nationwide job creation programme, Kano state will train 4000 people on various skill acquisition that will possibly leads to self-reliance.
Speaking to participant at the opening ceremony held at the NDE state secretariat, NDE state coordinator Ilyasu Ahmed stated that, 2,800 which makes 70% out of the 4000 allocated to the state are women.
According to him, this is due to the fact that women play a vital role in societal development and as such need to be given more priority. He added that, the women will be trained and empowered as well as the 1, 200 males that makes the 4000 beneficiaries.
“Seventy per cent of t0% of the total numbers allocated to Kano state are women, and these women are going to be trained and empowered on cosmetology. However, the remaining beneficiaries who are male will be trained in other disciplines,” said the coordinator.