National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Set To Build Skills Acquisition and Entrepreneurship Development Centre in Ekiti
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has laid the foundation of a Skills Acquisition and Entrepreneurship Development Centre in Ekiti State to tackle unemployment facing the youths and students after graduating from tertiary institutions.
Speaking during the groundbreaking, the NYSC Director-General, Brig-Gen. Johnson Olawumi, said that students desirous of learning various vocations while schooling for economic empowerment could do so at the centre.
The centre is located at Iyin-Ekiti in Irepodun/Ifelodun Local Government Area of Ekiti State, hometown of the NYSC DG.
When completed, the DG said the centre would be equipped with facilities to train corps members and others in 12 vocations that are in the NYSC SAED Curriculum.
They include agro-allied, food preservation and processing, culture and tourism, cosmetology, information and communications technology, environment, beautification/fashion design and construction.
Others are education, power and energy, film/photography and automobile engineering.