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ITF DG Challenges Trainees on Entrepreneurship, Skills Acquisition

Posted: May 4, 2015 at 12:25 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

Trainees under the Industrial Training Fund, (ITF’s) training programmes have been urged to brace up and live up to the high academic and performance standards expected of them so as to contribute their quota towards national development.

This admonition is coming, even as the ITF said it remains committed towards its objectives of producing middle and high level skilled manpower that will drive the nation’s economy forward, through the provision of global standards technical and vocational education that will eradicate unemployment, particularly amongst youths in the country.

Highlighting how the fund is initiating proactive measures to achieve its mandate, the

Director General of ITF, Dr Mrs Juliet Chukkas-Onaeko,  said students under its training programmes are challenged  with the new technological equipments  to  take charge of leading the nation and the continent into an era of sustainable economic development.

She said the vision of economic leadership on the continent by the country can only be achieved when adequate attention and commitments are  shown by all stakeholders in the quest to imbibe the nation’s youths with continuous training vocational and technical training knowledge that can create jobs and entrepreneurial opportunities for them and other citizens.

The ITF DG noted that it was important for the trainees getting the benefits of the world class training provided b y the fund to make the best of it, become entrepreneurs and contribute to the development of the economy.