The National Directorate of Employment (NDE), Bauchi State office on Tuesday, commenced the training of 50 unemployed women on spices production in the state.
Speaking during the commencement of the training exercise, Dr. Nasir Argungu, Director-General (D-G), NDE, said the training was part of the Federal Government’s resolve to tackle unemployment in the country.
Argungu who was represented by the state coordinator of NDE, Mr Lawan Yaya said that the training would last for three days, adding that the trainees would be introduced to some leaves and herbs and how to make them as spices and condiments.
The NDE boss who explained that this was the second phase of the training, said that 50 women had already been trained on the same skills in the first phase.
He also revealed that the women would be given the sum of N1,000 as transport fare for the three days training exercise.
“Today’s event is a training for women on spices production and the training is going to last for a period of three days.
“The women would be introduced to some of the leaves and herbs that when blended together, they give some spices for your soup and stew to taste good. In addition, they would all be given the sum of one thousand naira as transport fare for the period of three days.
“This is the second phase of the training, in the first phase, we had trained 50 women and today we are also training 50 women,” he said.
Hajiya Hafzat Husain, who spoke on behalf of all the beneficiaries appreciated the NDE and the federal government for the kind gesture, promising that they will make the best out of the training.
He called on every participants to remain focussed so as to become employers of labour.