His Excellency, Zamfara State Executive Governor Hon Dr. Bello Mohammed MON (Matawallen Maradun) has reiterated his commitment to youth empowerment towards encouraging self reliance in the State.
Matawalle reiterated his stand today when he visited the State Skills Acquisition Centre at Gidan Dawa,Gusau.
He stated that his administration will not relent in addressing unemployment among the teeming youth and women which is why he is moving around various investors within and outside the country so that technology and other know-how can be stepped down through the training of indigenes of the State with a view to preparing them to stand on their own and even train or employ upcoming generations in the future.
The governor assured that the State government will give pick-up packages to all the trainees of such centres so that they can fully establish their own businesses at the end of their training.
Matawalle who visited the abandoned departments of the centre, promised to rehabilitate all the existing structures as well as bring in new equipments so as to meet the challenges ahead.
During the visit, the governor was taken round by the Honourable Commissioner of Youths Development and Sports, Alhaji Abdulkadir Buhari and the Honourable Special Adviser to the Governor on Skills Acquisition, Hajiya Amina Iliyasu
They took the Governor and his entourage to the departments of Carpentry Cinematography, Welding, Auto Mechanic,Panel Beating, Spraying, Computer, Knitting and tailToring.
YUSUF IDRIS GUSAU
Director General Media, Public Enlightenment and Communication.
Government House, Gusau.