• FG to create 758,500 jobs for youths through agriculture

    FG to create 758,500 jobs for youths through agriculture

    The Federal Government says it will create jobs for over 758,500 youths across the country under the Youth Employment in Agriculture Programme (YEAP) to boost agricultural productivity.

    Karima Babangida, the National Programme Coordinator, said this on Tuesday in Katsina during the inauguration of Katsina State YEAP Steering Committee.

    Represented by Suleiman Aliyu, Babangida said that the three-year programme was supported by the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO).

    Babangida said that 740,000 jobs would be “market-oriented” for young agricultural producers, […]