Kebbi trains inmates on vocational skills

Kebbi State government has reportedly trained 42 inmates at a remand home and 45 destitute in welding, computer training and tailoring to make them self-reliant.

The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development, Hajiya Halima Dikko, who disclosed this during a briefing organised by the state council of Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ in Birnin Kebbi, stated:

“From available records, we have 42 inmates at Juvenile Home, 45 children and 10 adults at orphanage home, who we are giving training. Similarly, we have registered a number of destitute from across the state, giving them training on vocational skills.”

She also noted that her ministry had already sent a proposal to the state House of Assembly on the Child Right Acts, aimed at stopping street begging through the Almajiri system in the state.


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