Kebbi trains youths on solar installation, repairs
Kebbi State Government has commenced the training of 300 youths on solar installation and repairs.
Briefing journalists in Birnin kebbi, the State coordinator National Power Institution of Nigeria, Murtala Musa Habib said that the training was aimed at empowering the youths and ensuring that they are safe.
He further pointed out that the training was divided into three sections while 150 females will be morning, afternoon and evening while the second batch of 150 males section will be done immediately after the females’ section.
Habib also hinted that the programme was in collaboration with the office of the Special Adviser on power and the solar institution from the United States of America under the diaspora Commission.
“The training will last for 8 weeks and the certificate will be presented by the Commission, the Government is committed to improving and providing solar plants in the state”, he added.
He thanked the Kebbi State Government for empowering youths in the state adding that the programme will assist the less privileged by providing them with job opportunities.
Responding, one of the participants, Rabi Usman thanked the Kebbi State Government and the special adviser on power for providing them with food during the training.
She said that the programme so far has educated them on how to cook food without using Gas and electricity.
“Now I can cook using the solar system. I appreciate the effort of the Government by introducing us to this new technology,” she added.