The First Lady of Taraba State, Her Excellency Barr. Anna Darius Ishaku yesterday, declared open a one week Train the Trainers Workshop of 30 Candidates from Ngada Special Development Area. This was held at the Community Service Development Project (CSDP) Mile Six Skills Acquisition Centre, Jalingo.
The Wife of the Governor, Barr. Anna Ishaku in her speech called on the Trainers to be committed to the training as what will be learned will be impacted to the Ngada Community. She also encouraged the Participants to be accountable to their selves as true loyalty is only achievable through one selves’ dedication to what he/she is tasked with.
She also expressed her gratitude to the Commissioner of Education, Johannes Jigem for his involvement in the workshop while calling on the participants to strive hard for the training.
The Executive Secretary Taraba State Mass Education Board, Mr. Obadiah Andrew stated in his address that the importance of the training is simply to improve Skills and Knowledge. He said, ‘Literacy is the key and the only indicator that prepares the minds of people to be responsive and make an informed decision about their community and society’.
He added that thirty facilitators from Ngada Community in collaboration with the Office of Her Excellency’s Hope Afresh Foundation (RESCUING FOR THE LOVE OF TARABA STATE), will be trained in the act of Literacy delivery.
The Coordinator of NGADA Special Development Area, Rev. (Hon) Nagombe Joseph, acknowledged Her Excellency on her activities in the areas of Management of insecurity and rape cases by Fulani herdsmen, giving scholarships to 14 NGADA youths into the School of Nursing and Midwifery Jalingo, training of 100 traditional birth attendants, Skill acquisition training of over 35 youths, Exploration visit to Sunkuru flagging off projects like building of hospitals, Police station, etc., creation of Ngada Special Development Area, appointments/inauguration, and so many other achievements.
He went further to Urge Tarabans to address Her Excellency, Barr. Anna Darius Ishaku as NAA NDOLA, a well deserving title for the Mother of Hope.