ITF Reiterates Commitment To Skills Acquisition To Promote Entrepreneurship

ITF Reiterates Commitment To Skills Acquisition To Promote Entrepreneurship

BY MIMIDOO PATRICK

The Director-General of the Industrial Training Fund, ITF, Sir Joseph Ari, has  retreated his agency’s commitment to equip Nigerians with technical skills to boost the economy through entrepreneurship in the country.

Sir Ari, in a statement issued yesterday in Abuja, noted that equipping of Nigerians with relevant skills was imperative as the key drivers of the challenges were unemployment and poverty.

The statement said he stated this when he declared open the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) Summit for the North-Central with the theme: “Citizens Summit for National Integration, Peace and Security Reopen Conversation , Rebuild Trust”.

According to him, “ITF believes that an enduring solution to Nigeria’s challenges was a committed governmental and non governmental effort to equip many Nigerians with technical skills for employability and entrepreneurship.

” I strongly believe that these problems would be overcome if more jobs are created and poverty reduced with increased investments in Human Capital Development of Nigerians especially with technical vocational skills,” he said.


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