Youth Empowerment: ITF Woos Traditional Rulers In Kogi State

As part of effort to carry stakeholders along, the Lokoja Area Office of the Industrial Training Fund, ITF will soon organise an interactive forum to rob minds on youth empowerment.

The Area manager of the Industrial Training Fund, Dr Ibrahim Echu made this known at the palace of the Maigari of Lokoja.

Dr Echu noted that for youths to develop interest in vocational skills stakeholders like the traditional rulers had important roles to play.

He also called on employers of labour to take the training of their employees seriously.

In a remark the Maigari of Lokoja, Alhaji Mohammadu kabir maikarfi the third promised his unflinching support to the programmes of the industrial training fund.

The management team of the Lokoja area office of the itf had earlier been to the Ejeh of Ibaji chief John Egwemi where the Area manager Doctor Echu briefed him on the activities of the fund with emphasis on youth empowerment.

Also in a remark the Ejeh Ibaji acknowledged the valuable contributions of ITF to national development nothing that ITF had satisfactorily piloted the SIWES programme since nineteen seventy four.



BY: Alfa Yakubu/kogi

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