NYSC Skills programme will reduce youth unemployment – Kukah

Catholic Bishop of  Sokoto Diocese, Most Rev. Dr. Mathew Hassan Kukah has lauded the introduction of NYSC ‘s Skills Acquisition and Entrepreneurship Development programme saying it will help tackle unemployment in the country. 

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Rev. Dr. Mathew Hassan Kukah

He  noted that the program would help government to actualize its  objective of reducing unemployment amongst the Nigerian youth.

 Kukah who   stated this when he received the Sokoto State NYSC Coordinator, Musa Abubakar in his office, advised  Corps members to utilize the opportunity to  be self employed.

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The Bishop  stressed the need for government to  give the desired support and encouragement to the programme  in view of its significance to the growth of the nation ‘s economy.

He pledged more support to the Scheme in the state.

The NYSC Coordinator commended the Bishop’ s advocacy efforts on national unity  and inter faith dialogue as well as in preaching peace and religious tolerance to the youths.

He noted  the cordial relationship existing between the Bishop’s office and the scheme in the state.

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