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FG to train 250 youths on fashion designing

thumb_COLOURBOX10642669The Federal Government in its bid to create work and improve the country’s economychas partnered with a fashion company, BZ to train not less than 250 youths on fashion designing.

The programme to be organised in collaboration with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), the Federal Ministry of Trade and Industry, Ministry of Youth and Sports through the Office of SSA on Youth and Students Matters to the President, and some State Governments, targets at promoting the ‘Made-in-Nigeria’ brand internationally, leveraging on the country’ rich cultural attires.

Speaking at the pre-press conference to the programme, in Abuja, the Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to the President on Youth and Student Matters, Nasir Sa’idu Adhama said this is one of efforts to diversify economy by the government.

Also, the Principal Consultant of BZ, Bashir Zuntu disclosed that “250 youths selected from the six geo political zones will be freely trained.”

He maintained that the trainees would be trained freely in their two factories located in Abuja with little capital and sewing equipment to be given to them as a start up.

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