February 1, 2023 10:24 pm

NDE commences agricultural loans empowerment programmes in Abia State.


The National Directorate of Employment, NDE has flagged off four Agricultural loans Empowerment Schemes in Abia State.

Speaking at the event which was held in Umuahia, Abia State, the Director General of NDE, Mallam Nuhu Abubakar Fikpo represented by the State Coordinator of NDE Abia State, Mrs Tessy Wachuku said the schemes are aimed at empowering the beneficiaries of its various agricultural training programmes with soft loans.

He therefore urged the beneficiaries of the empowerment loan packages to make judicious use of the one hundred thousand loan to each of them.

Speaking on behalf of the beneficiaries, Mr Chimaobi Nwosu appreciated the employment generation agency and the federal government of Nigeria for their efforts in tackling unemployment in the country.

He pledged that they will judiciously make use of the soft loans granted to them to better their lives and help create employment by engaging other unemployed persons.

The Director, Rural Employment Promotion department of the agency, Mr Edem Duke was represented by Mr Chimaobi Elele at the event.

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