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July 16, 2024

Adamawa Senator empowers 50 youths with sustainable skills in solar energy

From Umar Dankano, Yola

In continuation of his loaded empowerment programmes to his constituents,Senator Binos Dauda Yaroe has facilitated a skills acquisation training of 50 youths on solar energy technologies.

The five (5) days intensive training funded by the Senator Binos Yaroe ‘s Foundation launched on Monday 13th November will be exposing and equipping the selected youths on sustainable rudiments and nuances of solar energy technologies with all its attendant benefits.

Delivering his keynote address at the opening ceremony of the training in Numan, Senator Binos Yaroe said the sole reason for the program was part of his human Employment strategies to capture and commit the energetic minds of the promising youths in the nine(9) local government areas of the southern senatorial district in the state.

Represented by his Director General campaign organization, Mr. Boniface Katawan, Senator Yaroe said the training will also curb insecurity and youth restiveness urging the participants to be patient and remain focused during the training as it is a life changing endeavor for them.

Katawan reiterated the zeal of the Senator in provision of meaningful interventions with direct bearing on humanity such as medical outreaches, water projects and empowering farmers with inputs as well as provision of education instructional materials among others.

Earlier in a speech,an official of the Nigeria Energy Commission, Engineer Bayo Ibrahim congratulated the trainees noting that the opportunity offered to them by their Senator is a next step taken towards the right direction in making these youths useful to themselves and and the societies.

Ibrahim,a renewable energy expert expressed optimism that a number of Adamawa southern senatorial youths will acquire life skills in solar and renewable energy with a view to facing the global trends in ICT rapid growing space.

He explained further that,the trainees will be introduce to ; SPV technology and its management, measurement and instrumentation of solar and other renewable energy, renewable energy financing and other vital skills in relation to solar energy.

He noted that at the end of the training, participants should be able to design simple solar grids, install, maintain and repair SPV technologies and other renewable technologies and be able trouble shoot and repair solar street lights amongst many other skills that will be acquired.

He urged the youth to pay attention to details noting that they should count themselves lucky for being part of the training that will change their life for the best.

All the stakeholders in their separate good will messages appreciated the Senator for the timely intervention while admonishing the trainees to concentrate on the skills acquisition training.

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Mustapha Salisu

Mustapha Salisu is a graduate of BSc. Information and Media Studies from Bayero University Kano, with experience in Communication Skills as well as Public Relations.

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