Nigeria: Buhari Committed to Creating Jobs for Youths - Minister

22 November 2019

Awka — The Minister of State, Mines and Steel Development Dr. Uchechukwu Ogah has said that president Muhammad Buhari is determined to lift many Nigerians out of poverty through skills acquisitions.

He said if Nigerians have the needed skills ,they will create wealth and be lifted out of poverty.

The Minister made the disclosure during his official visit to the Metallurgical Training Institute , Onitsha Anambra yesterday.

"President Buhari is passionate about lifting many Nigerians out of poverty through skills acquisitions," he said.

According to him, the institute which was designed to bequeath skills to Nigerians , would be given all necessary attentions to make it one of the most competitive institute in the world.

He said the first thing towards moving the institute to next level was by regularising the enabling laws ,while the next was exposing it to international organisations.

"We want to make the institute to compete favourably with its counterpart all over the world. Our plans of moving it to next level is by exposing it to International level.

The ministry of Mines and steel development will do the needful to make the institute great and we are committed to doing that," he said.

According to him,if the institute run as one of the best , it would help to create Jobs to many Nigerians,which is the dream of the present administration.

He also disclosed that the ministry of Mines and steel development wants be one of the ministries that create jobs in the country.

He said that within the next one year the institute would be a reference point in the country.

See What Everyone is Watching

More From: Daily Trust

Don't Miss

AllAfrica publishes around 700 reports a day from more than 140 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.