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Skills Acquisition & Entreprenuership Department (SAED)

The Department is headed by a Director and is made up of two divisions namely:

  1. Skills Acquisition Division

  2. Entrepreneurship and Empowerment Division

FUNCTIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT

Functions of the department include:

  1. Sensitize and mobilize 200, 000 young graduates for skill acquisition annually

  2. Facilitate the training and mentoring of 100, 000 young graduates in skill acquisition and entrepreneurship development for self-reliance annually

  3. Promote public-private partnership for entrepreneurship development and self-reliance amongst Nigerian youths

  4. Promote documentation and sharing of best practices on youth empowerment in Nigeria

  5. Support evidence-driven advocacy efforts for favorable policies on youth empowerment in Nigeria

  6. Sensitization and mobilization of corps members for enrollment into the skill acquisition and entrepreneurship development program

  7. Development of a standard curriculum for the in-camp skill acqusition exercise

  8. Identification of organizations at state level to provide training and mentoring in specific skills sets

  9. Attachment of the corps members to the various organizations for skill acquisition and entrepreneurship development

  10. On-going monitoring and supervision of trainee corps members

  11. Facilitate access to available funding opportunities