AGBOR/Nigeria: A renowned farmer and an educationist, Chief Philip Aniemeke, have said that skills acquisition remains a major catalyst to the spate of unemployment in Nigeria.
Chief Aniemeke made the assertion at the 1st skills and creativity exhibition organized by Delta Institute of Advance Studies, an entrepreneurs training centre based in Agbor.
He pointed out that no society can exponentially develop solely relying on government to provide everything, stressing that self development was the panacea to wealth and fulfilment in life.
Chief Aniemeke called on government at all levels to secure the services of Delta Institute of Advance Studies to empower youths in the country.
The Executive Director of Delta Institute of Advanced Studies, Mr Stanley Usifoh noted that the Institute was birthed following his personal experience as a job seeker before discovering the way out of joblessness.
According to him, a child’s salvation depends largely on its ability to discover a better way of survival, confidence, that breeds’ prosperity.
Mr Usifoh said that the institute was well equipped with up to date facilities and experts, he argued that an applicant can learn a trade within a space of 3 months.
He pointed out that the institute was open for applicants from all works of life. “Skills pay” he added.