10 persons from each the 36 state of Nigeria and Federal Capital territory Abuja will be empowered in the phase one of the Train Nigeria Program, Learn Nigeria Project to be held in Asia and Australia.
The project which is a Start-ups, Micro Small and Medium Enterprise (MSMES) Technical Skill Acquisition/Vocational Education Training Program is a joint Project of Federal Government and State Governments of Nigeria with some international corporate organisations and according to Hon. Nwabueze Buchi George, the Convener and President of Transnational Centre for Commerce, Abuja , the official consulting firm for the project; "The Participants of this program are selected from all States of Nigeria and trained abroad for special and most needed areas of the Nigeria’s development and empowerment"
Speaking further on the programme which has been on for 15 years and its mission of the, Buchi George said they are out to encourage indigenous contents, by training, eeducating and eempowering, indigenous start-ups and the next generation professionals on advanced technologies and innovations in wworld-class iinstitutions for a better future in Nigeria.
With more than 10 career courses, the phase one of the programme will be held in Japan, Australia and Korea between April 30 to June 30, 2018. Automated Leather Processing and Finishing Technology; Advanced Renewable Energy Technology; Fabrics and Textile Processing Technology; Advanced Food Technology; Agric Education Technology; Medical Equipment Technology and Technical Training (Health Sector); Advanced Mining Technology; Mobile Communication Technology; Automobile Technology & Spare Parts Services and Fabrication Engineering are available for participants.
With Transnational Centre for Commerce, Abuja as the official consulting firm, Hon. Nwabueze Buchi George also revealed that the programme is partnering the office of the First Lady of Nigeria, Korea, State Governments, Japan and Australia Chambers of Commerce as well as embassies to ensure a hitch free programme. KOICA, JICA, Australia Aid and NZAID are among the international partners of the programme alongside multinational automobile companies. More information on www.learnnigeria.org.