It is a thing of joy in Oyo State when youths across the state heard of the massive empowerment programme for youth. CSS Integrated Farm, a reputable farm in Nassarawa has been the venue for the best training for Agribusiness and over 600 youths across the state have benefited from the first 2 batches.
Another 300 will also proceed for the training where youth will be trained, 15 lecturers/professors across the fields of leadership in agribusiness, irrigation farming, Information/communication technology application in agribusiness, fishery farming and management, hydroponics farming, cassava and rice value chain and poultry farming, among others are also on ground to train the youths.
Governor Seyi Makinde led administration has signed a memorandum of understanding with the CSS Global Integrated Farms in Nasarawa State to train 3,300 youths in the state on agriculture and agribusiness and towards the love he has for the youths in the state, Governor Makinde increased the number to 10,000 and this has given many youth in the state to have the hope of getting fulfilled with the kind gesture.
The Youth Entrepreneurship In Agribusiness Project is one the ways Governor Makinde is using to address the challenges of youth unrest and youth unemployment in Oyo, he has embarked on many active programme to address the issues related to Youths. The outcome of this programme will turn the into multi-billion Naira economy through agribusiness graduates,
The training will enable 600 trainees per month and this has been described as the best from any government in the history big the state.
Industreet Bashorun Saintabey writes from Àgbókojó Ìbàdàn.