Taraba State Governor, Arc. Darius Dickson Ishaku has expressed satisfaction with the speedy results of his Rescue Mission, as a result of what he witnessed at the Skills Acquisition Training Center in Wukari Local Government Area.
Darius Ishaku who paid an unscheduled visit to the center on which was dedicated for the training of women and youths in traditional dress weaving, marvelled at the pace which the trainers and trainees have reached within the short period of the commencement of the training.
Governor Darius Ishaku who was visibly happy with what he saw on ground, praised the trainers for working hard to meet the stipulated time frame of three months and added that he is very passionate about the programme, saying he will do everything possible to revive the trade that has almost gone into extinction.
He spoke more on his impression on the ongoing skills acquisition training currently in progress in the three Senatorial zones of the state with over 300 women and youths benefitting from the on going the training.
“I am happy to revive it and keep the people busy, and I am confident that it will reduce the tension in the society when they are busy. I am very impressed with the little beginning they have started, we will keep forging ahead to make things better for our people,” he emphasised.
Governor Darius Ishaku in company of the coordinator of the Rescue Watch and who is also the Chief of Staff Government, Hon. Rebo Usman and Special Adviser on Manifestor and Implementation, Hon Sadiq Mbulo was later decorated with a muffler woven by one of the trainees at the Wukari centre.
The women and youths skills acquisition training started early last month with centers in Kurmi for the central zone, with specialty in soap making, Wukari and Zing in southern and northern zones of the state are for traditional dress weaving while Jalingo the state Capital will carter for hairdressing, carpentry, shoemaking, tailoring and metal works which includes welding and fabrication.
The training is expected to last for three months.