From Uche Nnorom, Makurdi
The National Directorate of Employment, NDE Benue State is to empower over 460 women under the Vocational Skills Department, VSD.
Head of Department, VSD Mrs. Hilda Lawani disclosed this Peoples Daily at the weekend.
Mrs. Lawani said the women will be trained in cosmetology, adding that the training will last for two (2) weeks.
She noted that the training is part of NDE ‘s policy in reducing the rapid unemployment rate in the State and country.
“We will train them in the area of soap making, disinfectants, household daily needs and production of perfumes. It is expected that after undergoing the training, the women will apply the knowledge acquired to generate wealth for themselves and the society”, she said.