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Adamawa Govt. trains 10,520 youth on entrepreneurship devt

Adamawa Govt. trains 10,520 youth on entrepreneurship devt

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Adamawa Govt. trains 10,520 youth on entrepreneurship devt

Story from Matthew ELOYI

Adamawa State Government has trained 10,520 youths and women on entrepreneurship development to reduce poverty and enhance wealth creation at the grassroots.

Mr. Illiya Jems, the state Commissioner for Entrepreneurship Development, stated this in an interview with newsmen in Yola on Friday.

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Jems described the program as “unique,” as it is the first of its kind in the state.

He said that the beneficiaries received between N10,000 and N30,000 monthly allowances under the program to enable them to engage in productive activities.

“The program is a social program supporting youths, women, and vulnerable persons.

“Some of them received N10,000, N20,000, and N30,000 monthly, it is just like conditional cash transfer.

“The uniqueness of the program is the capacity building aspect of entrepreneurship development.

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“I call on you to utilize the money judiciously to be self-reliant employers of labor and contribute to the economic development of the state,” he said.

According to him, Gov. Fintiri has designed a lot of programs to empower youths and women in the state, adding that some of them would be inaugurated soon.

Adamawa Govt. trains 10,520 youth on entrepreneurship devt

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