AEA Targets 190,000 Jobs In The Territory.
The FCT Administration has disclosed plans for creation of 190,000 jobs for the residents of the Federal Capital Territory as part of measures to mitigate poverty in the Territory.
The Managing Director, Malam Muhammad Arabi said the agency just concluded it’s strategic implementation plan for 2020-2023, where various projects and activities were identified.
Malam Arabi , noted that strategies for achieving these plans were being formulated.
His words: “Our target is to put in place 190,000 jobs for the residents of the FCT. This is with a view to key into the vision of Mr. President in providing 100 Million jobs jobs to Nigerians.
He explained that AEA had between 2015 and now, supported over 73,450 individuals to grow their businesses by providing access to finance, counselling, sensitisation, workspace and market linkage.
He added that this year, a total of 366 trainees received grant worth ten million Naira from the AEA, to support their ventures.
” The Agency has also supported 31,100 rural entrepreneurs in 160 communities with capacity building trainings, acces to finance, provision offered equipment and other critical areas.