A group under the aegis of Arewa Development Support Initiative (ADSI) has organized skill acquisition training to 250 women and youths in Plateau State with the target of training them across the 19 Northern states to end violence and poverty amongst Christian and Muslim .
The state Coordinator of the Program ,Hon Abey Aku in his opening remark at Dadin Kowa Youth centre on Monday in Jos South Local Government Council of Plateau state.
He disclosed that the extends of the skills acquisition training was to ensure that Nigerian especially in the states are train on solar panel installation ,catering ,leather works ,ICT , Fashion tailoring ,poultry .
Aku said Plateau state is the second beneficiary state after Kaduna state but the social media network is to embark on contribution of money to assist the people who are idles .
He explained further that the country is currently rank as one the country affected by poverty in subsahara and in Plateau state those who are beneficiaries cut across the 17 LGAs .
Abey employed the beneficiary of this good gesture to focus more on the project because they can be employer of labour if the remain committed to the training which is going last for two ,three weeks and it also depend on the level of understanding of the beneficiary.
We are going to train you to fight unemployment and reduce youth restiveness ,as he challenge them to use this opportunity toward promoting peaceful coexistence in their community.
The Chairman ,Alh Sank Mudi congratulated the participants for coming to benefit and we are calling on you to use this good gesture in bringing love and understanding in the society.
The aim of the program is to engage women and youths because they are the vulnerable people in the area of poverty and violence so we task to maintain the spirit of togetherness .
One of the trainee on ICT ,Mr Agalak A. Ibrahim said the exercise is going to last for three weeks and we expected those selected for the program to cooperation with us to deliver them knowledge that can help them actualize their dream.
We are going to ensure that all the trainees are train on office applications and data base and also on Microsoft handling .
Mr Yusuf M. Dallas also added that they are going received two weeks on solar design and installation back up system that can provide light to individual family.
He said the basic training is to feed them on how to installation battery as professional to guide them on income generation .
Alh Sani Mudi said the brain behind this ideas was form by concern citizens in the 19 Northern states both home and abroad were one of the major challenges youth restiveness ,drugs addiction and violence conflict with growing number of religious bigot .
He noted that the states want to get them off the streets and to become responsible citizens for them to kick start meaningful living