NYSS orients 150 youth for skills training

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

The National Youth Service Scheme (NYSS) have oriented 150 young people who will be undergoing a 6-month skills training programme called Accelerated Apprenticeship Training Program (AATP) with funding from the European Union funded Youth Empowerment Project (YEP).

The Ninety-nine male and fifty-one female recruits will be train on rice agronomy, auto mechanics and electrical, plumbing and tailoring.

The training is part of efforts to curb irregular migration which has led to lose of lives of many young Gambians and employment creation.

“You are here as a corps, expected to undergo 6 months trainings and I am sure you can do it. NYSS programmes are targets to reduce irregular migration in the country,” Nfamara Bojang, NYSS board member said.

Author: Lamin Darboe
Source: Picture: NYSS recruits and dignitaries at the orientation cerem