The management of British American Tobacco Nigeria Foundation has promised to offer training for Corps Members on Agro-Allied related ventures. It stated that Nigerians must support NYSC to create jobs for the teeming youth through Skill Acquisition and reduce the increasing rate of unemployment in the country.
The General Manager of the Foundation, Mrs Lolade Johnson said this during a courtesy call on NYSC Director-General, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim in his office in Abuja.
Johnson disclosed that her establisment intend to contribute its quota to the socio- economic development of the country by offering the requisite training on Agro-Allied related activities to Corps Members.
The General Manager, while commending NYSC for its roles in Corps empowerment promised to liaise with the Bank of Industry for financial support on the programme scheduled to take off in August this year.
NYSC Director-General, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim expressed appreciation to British American Tobacco Nigeria Foundation for its initiative. He added that Skill Acquisition was one of his focal points , he then promised the Scheme’s willingness to partner with BAT towards Corps empowerment and job creation.