Sen. Mustafah Bukar (APC-Katsina North), has commenced the training of 400 unemployed youths in his Senatorial District on yoghourt making and poultry production for self reliance and economic sustainability.
Malam Safiyanu Daifa, his Media Secretary, said at the launching of the exercise in Daura on Monday that it would last for 30 days.
Daifa said that the resource persons were drawn from the National Research Institute for Chemical Technology (NARIC), Zaria.
He said that 33 trainees were registered from each of 12 local government areas in the Senatorial District with Daura getting 37 being the Zonal Headquarters.
He called on the trainees to make good use of the opportunity to enable them to reap the lofty objectives of the training.
“We would after the training provide them with seed capital to enable them to set up their own businesses,” he said.
The media secretary said Sen. Bukar was determined to make the zone economically viable and independent through innovative projects that would have direct impact on the people.
According to him, the lawmaker is also determined to completely eradicate indolence, idleness and political thuggery in the area.
One of the beneficiaries, Zainab Ahmad, from Ingawa Local Government Area, lauded the efforts of the lawmaker for his youth empowerment projects.
She said Sen. Bukar had made many of them productive and self reliant.