The member representing Kankara/ Faskari/ Sabuwa Federal Constituency, Hon. Murtala Isah Kankara, says he is committed to empower 300 youth in his constituency.
Murtala made the disclosure in an interview with the Inside Arewa today Friday 13th of October through his Media and Publicity Aide ISHAQ MUHAMMAD. .
Hon. Murtala Isah Kankara financial commitment to the training, empowerment and employment of unemployed youths in Kankara/ Faskari/ Sabuwa Federal Constituency almost set to commence for 300 youths and women enlisted in the programme, targeted at tackling increasing youth unemployment.
The 300 youths will be provided with necessary kits and entrepreneurial training to enable them start something meaningful in the community. This will be in partnership with the government of Katsina State.
Hon. Murtala Isah Kankara who disclosed that the youths would be exposed to theoretical and practical training as well as attached to reputable organisations for on-the-job experience, noted that while some organisations would engage many of them, others would have to form clusters to work for investors in different sectors of Nigeria’s economy.
While urging the youths to also explore opportunities provided by local and state governments, he said that some states, including Lagos have already created opportunities for youths to build their capacities in many sectors of the economy. He said, “The effort to diversify the economy and create jobs will continue with emphasis on agriculture, manufacturing, solid minerals and services.
In his remark Hon. Murtala Isah Kankara said “We will prioritise investments in human capital development especially in education and health, as well as wider social inclusion through job creation, public works and social investments.
Our plans also recognise that success in building a dynamic, competitive economy depends on construction of high quality national infrastructure and an improved business environment leveraging locally available resources.
To achieve this, we will continue our goal of improving governance by enhancing public service delivery as well as securing life and property.