Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Hon. Sunday Dare says over 3.5 million Nigerian youths have applied for President Muhammadu Buhari’s N75 billion Nigerian Youth Investment Fund.
Hon. Dare stated this yesterday when the Ministry of Youths and Sports Development signed Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) with the Director General of the Industrial Training Fund (ITF), Joseph Ari to organize a Youth Skills Development and Entrepreneurship Programme for Nigerian youths in the 36 states of the federation and FCT, held at the ITF Headquarters, Jos.
Hon. Dare noted that the Ministry and the ITF has also commenced another Journey of supporting President Buhari on youth development, youth entrepreneurship and up skilled of Nigerians youths with the training of 26,000 indigents youth and women.
Director General of the Industrial Training Fund (ITF), Joseph Ari said training programme would be carried out in 21 trade areas to includes, Agro-Allied, Catering (Hospitality), Autotronics, Welding, Masonry, Carpentry and Plumbing.