Ekiti State Head of Service, Mr. Olubunmi Famosaya has expressed the readiness of the State Government to collaborate with the Industrial Training Fund (ITF) to boost its empowerment programmes.
Speaking in Ado Ekiti while receiving the Area Manager of the Industrial Training Fund who paid a familiarization visit to his
office, Famosaya stressed the need for all tiers of government to join the efforts in getting youths positively engaged.
The Head of Service, who assured that every training opportunity would be exploited to boost youth empowerment, said that no stone would be left unturned towards ensuring the success of the skill acquisition programme and job creation efforts of the Fayemi administration.
Earlier, the ITF’s Area Manager, Mr. Jacob Olaniyan had commended the State Government for its various empowerment programmes.
Olaniyan stressed the need for the state government to be involved in the forthcoming third phase of the ITF programmes scheduled to commence soon across the federation.
The Area Manager noted that the programme was designed to empower youths in the 36 States of the federation and appealed to state governments to give adequate publicity to the programme towards ensuring its success.
Olaniyan said 1000 youths from each state of the federation are expected to be trained in various trades including ICT, tiling, POP, poultry, welding works generator repairs under the programme.