From Ahmed Kaigama, Bauchi
Senator Abdul Ahmed Ningi has partnered Sure-P Graduate Internship Scheme Training for creating 1000 jobs opportunities to youths In Bauchi, just as the youths begin training in the state.
The Senator in collaboration with Sure-P GIS in Bauchi began training of 1000 youth in Bauchi state yesterday at Awala hotel
The Senior Special Assistant to Senator Abdul Ahmed Ningi, Senate Leader Alhaji Nura Adamu Soro, has explained that, the training of the 1000 youths will be in batches, “we are starting with 200 today, to be continued every week with 200 hundred youths “
Adamu Soro said the house leader, Senator Ningi has worked out modalities with Sure-P GIS in Abuja,
Soro said participants come from 20 Local Government of Bauchi state should be between the age of 18 and 40; must have finished the mandatory Nationa Youth Service Corps (NYSC); among other requirements. The goal is to employ at least 1,000 youths across the state.
He said the graduates would be paid a monthly stipend by the government, N30, 000. In some cases,
The SSA to Senate Leader Abdul Ningi the advised the participants to paid much attention during the training session adding that “there is the need for interns to become employers of labour themselves. This is an important message. I have always known that government cannot possibly employ everyone. However, it needs to create the enabling environment for entrepreneurial spirit to flourish”.
Representative of The Sure P Project Director, Mr Peter Papka, My Johnson Iyiola said they are in Bauchi to trained 1000 unemployment graduates as part of federal government policy under SureP to reduce unemployment in the country.