The Katsina State Government has pledged commitment to train serving Corps members of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC on free skill acquisition.
This was disclosed by the State Governor Aminu Bello Masari during the closing of the three (3) weeks orientation courses for the 2019 Batch B stream II corps members deployed the state.
Governor Masari represented by Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Youth Development, Malam Husani Dangani, said the state government has skill acquisition centres spread across the state where services (training) were offered free of charge to the serving corps members.
He urged the corps members to avail themselves for the opportunity to become self-independent.
“The priority of the government is to empower the teeming population of our youth to be self-sustaining and independent as youth Corps members,Dangani said.
The NYSC has deemed it fit to train you on various skills through the in-camp training of SAED programme. “For the post-camp training, the state government has skill acquisition centres spread across the state, services provided to corps members in these centres are free of charge.
“I urge you to exploit these opportunities and avail yourselves to these centres and continue your training,” Governor Masari said.
Meanwhile, the State Coordinator of the scheme, Yahaya Ahidjo had earlier rained praises on the Katsina State Government for its tremendous support to the scheme while urging the corps members to be a good ambassador of the scheme wherever they found themselves.