Trainees of the Skills Acquisition Training Programme in Ibi Local Government Area have been called upon to reciprocate the kind gesture of the wife of Taraba State Governor, Barr. Anna Darius Ishaku, by exhibiting virtues of commitment and cooperation during the exercise.
Representative of the wife of the Governor, who is the Project Manager Hope Afresh Foundation Taraba, Mrs. Helen Douglas Saba gave this call while addressing the participants at the Local Government Lodge, Ibi.
According to her the Governor’s wife has their interest at heart and believes in grassroot empowerment, hence this training put in place by her to empower 100 Women, Youths and the less privileged in Cosmetology for three days, as well as Ten trainees each in Mechanics, Tailoring and Welding for a period of six months.
Earlier in her remarks, wife of the Ibi Caretaker Chairman, Mrs. Christiana Adashos expressed delight at the out come of the previous meeting held with Her Excellency in Wukari stressing that, she is glad their delebrations has come to reality.
She stated that, the Skills empowerment if put to good use will benefit the participants, their families and the community, adding that the programme will help curb idleness and its associated vices.
In their separate remarks, the CAN Chairman and representative of the Muslim Council appreciated the Governor’s wife for the laudable initiative and prayed God to reward her immensely.
Training then commenced in Cosmetology, while trainees in the remaining vocations were taken to their various shops and handed over to their Trainers.