21 November 2012

West Africa: Ecowas Empowers 62 Youths With Job Skills

Sixty-two youths from 11 ECOWAS member states have completed an intensive training in air conditioning and auto-mechanic engineering organized by the ECOWAS Youth and Sports Development Centre (EYSDC) at Burkina Faso's Reference Centre for Professional Training in Ziniare.

Mr. Simon Taro, who represented the Director of the ECOWAS Centre, Mr. Francis Njoaguani at the ceremony, said in a statement that the training was to equip the youths with the relevant skills for viable self-employment and to enable them to become entrepreneurs and job creators in the region.

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