The National Directorate of Employment, NDE, has commenced skills acquisition training on Environmental Beautification for youths in Bayelsa State.
Environmental Beautification training includes acquisition of skills sets interlocking, tiling, planting and maintenance of grasses, landscape designing raising of flower nurseries, construction of water fountains icons, balustrades, and plaster of Paris.
Addressing the benefiting youths during the one-day orientation ceremony for the sixteen (16) trainees in Yenagoa, the Director-General of NDE, Mallam Nuhu Fikayo represented by Mr. Kenneth Okafor of the Special Public Works Department Abuja, said the scheme was designed to impact in the youths, requisite skills needed in the construction industry with the goal of pulling them out of poverty.
He pointed out that the overall objective is to inculcate in the youths the necessary vocational skills with the goal of making them self-reliant and becoming employers of labour themselves.
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