I Left Over N10 Billion In ITF Account- Outgoing DGAgabus Pwanagba, Latest News, News From The State Monday, May 19th, 2014
…As New DG Promises to Train 2 Million Skilled Youths
The outgoing Director General of the Industrial Training Fund (ITF), Prof. Longmas Wapmuk said he is leaving the organisation with over N10 billion in its account.
Wapmuk disclosed this during his handing over address to the newly appointed Director General of the Fund, held at its headquarters in Jos on Monday.
He said, “I am proud to state that, I shall be leaving ITF with over N10 billion in its account. This was achieved by our tireless efforts and the amendment of the ITF Act in 2011 and prudent management.’’ He said.
The outgoing DG further stated that, with the support of the staff of the ITF, it has been restructured and repositioned among other achievements.
Wapmuk thanked the management and staff of the Fund, urging them to extend the same zeal and commitment to the incoming Director General.
In her remarks, the newly appointed Director General of the Fund, Mrs Juliet Chukkas Onaeko, said, “In the area of capacity building of our clients, I expect you to partner with me in developing Need-based training programmes that would drive the economy to create more jobs in the organised private sector, develop competencies of youth to be self reliant and self employed.
She added that, ITF’s target under her administration is to ensure that up 2 million skilled youths are trained to be self reliant and self employed.
“Thus, I expect us to step up our Act in the area of revenue generation in order to ensure effectiveness in our mandate delivery.” She stressed.
Onaeko called on the staff of the Fund to support her, urging them to give attention to discipline and work ethics.
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