Yemi Osinbajo, Nigeria’s vice president said Friday that the N-Power Graduate Skills Acquisition Programme will be expanded to benefit more youths in the country.
The vuce president made the disclosure during a visit to Kiara De-Luke Multi-Skill and Entrepreneurship Centre, an N-Power training centre at Umuobiakwa in Obingwa Local Government Area of Abia.
Addressing the trainees, Osinbajo said the N-Power programme was very important to the federal government because of its focus on empowering the youths through capacity building.
“The programme will be expanded, enriched, made bigger and better and we will improve the welfare of those in the programme.
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“The federal government wants to demonstrate through you that Nigerian young people are not only competent, but can with the best training become the best available anywhere in the world.
“You can be sure that we are going to see this programme through. We are going to continue the programme. We are not going to stop it.
“It is the largest of its kind anywhere in Africa. We want to prove that it is possible not only to keep young people employed and engaged but to train at the same time on a continuous basis and to train them using technology.