Former Tetfund boss to uplift thousands of youngsters with entrepreneurial skills *


Mohammed Nasir Shuaibu, BAUCHI

Former Tetfund Secretary Professor Suleiman Elias Bogoro said everything is ready for the construction of an EDC Entrepreneurship Development Center in Boi, Bogoro Local Government Area, to encourage young people to become autonomous in the state.

Professor Bogoro made the statement during a speech at the annual VII-MAA-YAA 2022 cultural festival in Boi, Bogoro local government, this weekend in Bauchi. Noted that the high demand of young people seeking employment in the country necessitates the establishment of career guidance and skills centers to equip young people.

According to Bogoro, said the centre, if completed, will provide more entrepreneurial skills and employment opportunities to thousands of young people in the region, as well as generate more revenue for the local government area.

He said that in a few days to come, all the necessary equipment at the center will be made available for the immediate start of the project at the center to enable the young people to start training in order to burst their economic status as well as to make the make it more productive and useful to the community.

“The purpose of building the center is to seek ways to assist the Federal Government in providing employment to Nigerians, with a view to paving the way for our team graduates from universities, polytechnics and other high institutions who live at home without a job in order to give them a sense of belonging and to benefit from the centre’s various professional skills”.

He also advises the brave people of Bogoro, Dass and Tafawa Balewa, especially the youths, to live in peace and harmony with each other so that development can flourish in the region, the state and the country at large.

The former Tedfund boss however took the opportunity to also call for continued support to the current administration of President Muhammdu Buhari and Governor Bala Mohammed for the overall development of local government, state and country in his outfit.

Earlier in his speech, the Chairman of Bogoro Local Government, Mr. Iliya Habila thanked Prof. Bogoro for the gesture and called on other politicians to emulate him.

Habila then instructed the parent to allow their children to attend the center and appealed to the youngsters to avail themselves of learning during the training.

The local government chairman praised Governor Bala Mohammed for his empowerment program and support for the region and urged people to come together and support the led administration to achieve its goals.

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