NDE Begins Nationwide Registration Of Artisans In Oyo
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In a renewed drive to check the rising spate of unemployment in the country, the National Directorate of Employment (NDE) has began the registration of artisans across the 33 local government areas in Oyo State.
Speaking on behalf of the NDE Director General, Mallam Abubakar Nuhu Fikpo, on the conduct of the exercise in Ibadan, the NDE Oyo acting State Coordinator, Mrs Steve-Ogundipe Olayinka, said the on -going registration was in compliance with the Federal government directive.
The D.G noted that the registratiom which is being done at the state office, Federal Secretariat Complex, Ikolaba, Ibadan and across the various LGAs was in line with the agency’s mandate to maintain reliable databank of artisans in the country for national planning.
The Director-General noted that so far, the turnout of the exercise has been very impressive and urged all categories of artisans in Oyo State to ensure they are captured in the on-going nationwide registration.
He pointed out that over the years, the NDE which is the foremost federal Government agency with the mission to design and implement job creation programmes has continued to evolve schemes that promotes attitudinal change, employment generation, poverty reduction and enhance wealth creation.
He also thanked the Oyo State government and the good people of the state for their continuous support and cooperation.
The categories of artisans for the on-going nation-wide registration include Carpentery and furniture, Fashion Designing, GSM Repairs, Cosmetology, Welding, Catering, Photography/Videography, Make-up, Artistry among others.