Future Assured trains 6,000 on skills acquisition – Aisha Buhari

Future Assured trains 6,000 on skills acquisition – Aisha Buhari
February 28 20:03 2017

Over 6,000 beneficiaries have so far received skills acquisition training under the Future Assured programme of wife of the President, Hajiya Aisha Muhammadu Buhari.

This was made known during a courtesy visit by the Wives of Northern Governors Forum to the wife of the President at the Presidential Villa on Tuesday.

Mrs. Buhari said it costs an average of two million naira to train between 300 and 400 individuals, stressing that the training, which lasts from two to six months, had held successfully in Lagos and Katsina states.

She said the training is currently ongoing in Kano state, and would soon take place in all the states of the federation.

Mrs. Buhari emphasized the need to empower parents to enable them meet financial obligations towards their children.

In her remarks, chairperson of the forum, Mrs. Asma’u Abdul Azeez Yari, said members of the forum would key into the Future Assured initiative in order to expand their scope.