In Benue SDGs office to train 2,691 youths on digital marketing skills

Dura, adviser on Development Cooperation, SDGs and NEPAD, told newsmen that the training would commence on April 4, 2017.

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SDGs office to train 2,691 youths on digital marketing skills

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The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) office in Benue will train 2,691 youths on digital marketing skills, according to Mrs. Magdalene Dura, a Special Adviser to the Governor.

Dura, adviser on Development Cooperation, SDGs and NEPAD, told newsmen on Friday in Makurdi that the training would commence on April 4, 2017.

She said that the digital marketing skills would enable the youths acquire more skills in ICT and food technology, to enhance the processing of food items for exportation.

The official said that the training was in partnership with Google Nigeria, through its vendor, Mind the Gap, on a Public Private Partnership (PPP) basis.

Dura said that food processing firms had been established to help the youths to effectively apply their skills.

She listed some of the processing firms to include the Orange Cleaning and Packaging Plants in Ushongo, Yandev and Gboko, the Soya Beans Cleaning and Packaging Plant in Wannune, Tarka and the Benniseed Cleaning and Packaging Plant in Oju.

Others included the Garri Processing Plants in Agatu and Ohimini.

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