NSUK First Class Graduates began 14 days intensive training on skills acquisition at CSS Farms Gora.
Nasarawa State Government has called on wealthy individuals to invest their resources in the state to enable citizens benefit from it.
Governor Abdullahi Sule, made the call at the opening ceremony of Camp thirty three first class graduates of Nasarawa state University Keffi, held at CSS Farms, Gora, along Abuja-Keffi expressway, Wednesday.
Camp, which was tagged, “A.A Sule Ideation Camp 33, Certificate to Subificate, ignite, innovate, impact: Empowering the first class graduands for a sustainable future, had in attendance all the 2021 first class graduates from Nasarawa state Univervisty Keffi who are serving in different states of the Federation as corps members.
Addressing the thirty three first class graduates who were promised one million naira each by the state government, Governor Abdullahi Sule who was represented by the Commissioner for Education, John Mamman, apart from congratulating the graduates for breaking the academic record and excellence, he charged them to used the opportunity to learn skills that will make them self reliant.
On his part, the chairman and chief executive director, CSS FARMS, Professor John Kennedy Opara, said the graduates will be camping for 14 days where they will be trained in different skills acquisition, urging them to always think on how they can impact someone’s live positively.
To the Vice Chancellor, Nasarawa State University Keffi, prof. Suleiman Bala Mohammed, represented by Deputy Vice chancellor, Academic, professor Salau Madibbo and Chairman, organizing committee, and Dean post graduate studies, prof. Maikano Ari, said the programme was the initiative of Nasarawa state University and a testament to the unwavering commitment towards nurturing the talents and potentials of exceptional first class graduates and appreciated Governor Abdullahi for his generous gift of one million naira each to thirty three first class graduates to start up their businesses, and called on the beneficiaries not to disabuse the privilege.
The Nasarawa State coordinator, NYSC, Abdullahi Ahmad Jikamshi, said the programme was inline with the NYSC initiatives where skills acquisition is a major key of training the young graduates to be equipped with knowledge to make them self reliant, urging the campers to utilize the opportunity to better their lives.
Responding on behalf of the graduates, Musa Haruna Mamako, who is also corps member serving in Plateau state, appreciated state government, Management of Nasarawa University and CSS farms, for providing them the opportunity to acquire requisite Knowledge in skills acquisition, promised to justify the confidence reposed in them.