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Yar’adua Centre set to train 3,800 youths annually

The Umaru Musa Yar’adua Human Development Centre in Katsina is to annually train 3,800 youths on Computer-Based Testing (CBT) and other skills.
The president of the centre, Mr Muttaqa Darma, stated this at the formal launch of the centre on Saturday in Katsina.
Darma, a former Executive Secretary, Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF), said he used his severance package to establish the centre which comprised a library, a health care section, a sport club and a skill acquisition section.
He added that the centre would train youths on skills such as tailoring, cooking, confectionary making, beauty make up, fashion design, and computer appreciation and advanced applications.
Darma said that training would be conducted by volunteers.(NAN)