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‎Sir Ahmadu Bello Sardauna Memorial Foundation Graduates 118 On Vocational Skills In Adamawa

By Tom Garba, Yola
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118 persons have received a one month vocational training organised by the Sir Ahmadu Bello Memorial Foundation (SABMF) in Adamawa state.

Speaking at the graduating closing ceremony of the 2015 Vocational Entrepreneurship Development Programme held in Yola, the Managing Director of the organization, Dr. Shettima Aji Ali said the Foundation was determined to promote self reliance among the young generation and sustain the legacies of Sir Ahmadu Bello.

He called on Adamawa state government to support the graduands to enable them establish their businesses and train more people in their chosen trades.

In his remark, a member of the Advisory Council of the Foundation, Dr. Kole Shettima said the Foundation had awarded scholarships to ingines of Adamawa state and provided assistance to victims of the 2012 flood disaster as well as relief materials to displaced persons in the state.

He expressed appreciation for the cooperation they enjoyed from the state government over the years.

The Deputy Governor of Adamawa, Martin Babale who represented Governor Muhammad Jibrilla said government is committed to empowering citizens through skills acquisition and capacity building.

He noted that the activities of the Foundation were in line with the commitment of his administration towards development of entrprenuership in the state

Trainees acquired skills in animal fattening, poultry production, cosmetic production, food and leather processing.