World Bank’s skills acquisition programme takes off in Abia
Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu has set into motion the implementation of the Innovation Development and Effectiveness in the Acquisition of Skills...
YESSO beneficiaries protest against non- payment of stipends
Some beneficiaries of the Federal Government Poverty Intervention Programme, popularly referred to as Youth Employment and Social Support Operation (YESSO) in Osun State, yesterday protested against non-payment of their four months stipends.
YESSO registers 2.4m vulnerable persons for employment in 15 states
About 2.4 million persons have been employed in 15 states under the World Bank assisted Youth Employment and Social Support Operations (YESSO) programme.
Ekiti employs 5,000 youths for community services
Ekiti State Government, in partnership with the World Bank, has employed 5,000 jobless youths whose ages range from 18 and 45 years for community services in state.
States must show commitment to qualify for $400m World Bank YESSO programme
Only states that show readiness, commitment and willing to pay the 10 per cent counterpart funding of the ongoing 400million dollars World Bank Youth Employment and Social Support Operations [YESSO] programme of the Federal government are qualified to access the grant, Acting National Coordinator for YESSO, Hajara Umar Sammi has said. The Seven year programme…