By Mashe Umaru Gwamna
The National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) has issued certificates to 405 entrepreneurs who had participated in free skills acquisition.
It would be recalled that NCAC organised a three weeks free skills acquisition programme during the 2017 Africa Arts Crafts Expo( AFAC).
Speaking yesterday at the event, the Director General NCAC ,Otunba Runsewe said the entrepreneurship was to add value to life of Nigerians.
“The programme has really unlocked the potentials of all of them and this has desired has now contributed to teaming population of Nigeria youths “.
Runsewe who encouraged the trainees to use the skills acquired as a vital tool to enrich their lives ,and contribute to the development of the nation’s economy.
He said “ today’s presentation of certificates , the council has gone ahead to package more sensitization for all the recipients so that they take their businesses to another level viz:knowledge sharing on how you can start a business with little or nothing how to access loans, E-marketing of products .
The DG said the council has selected 8persons from the trainees to be trained at United Nation Industrial Development Organization ( UNIDO) .
Speaking on behalf of the participants, Miss Ebele Chiemele now the CEO EbyQueen Crafts and Souvenirs appreciated NCAC for contributing to their success story by adding value lives.
Similarly, Miss. Vivenna Okoro of the Shining Star Group of schools,Abuja has emerged the overall winner of 19th edition of 2017 Kanagawa Biennial World Children’s Arts Exhibition which was organized by the Japan Overseas Cooperation Association (JOGA) after a strict screening of the painting in Japan.