24 December 2012

Nigeria: 275 Zamfara Youths Trained in Agro-Business

The Federal Ministry of Youth Development has trained 275 Zamfara State youths under the Youth Agro-business Training Scheme for Zamfara West Senatorial District in Gwashi Farm Centre, Bukkuyum Local Government Area of the state.

Youth Development Minister Inuwa Abdulkadir disclosed this at the closing ceremony of the 3-month training programme in Zamfara. The minister, represented by Luka Mangset, a Director in the ministry, declared that the training was strategic to the national goals on wealth creation. He lauded the partnership between the ministry and Senator Ahmed Yerima Bakura (ANPP, Zamfara West) to the success of the training programme.

The beneficiaries were trained in agricultural related vocations such as poultry, livestock production, goat rearing, food processing, forage production, irrigation technology and fish production.

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