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Steps To Partake In The Nigeria Federal Government Youth Empowerment Programs 2021


The Federal Government of Nigeria has, again, made available an opportunity for the youths through the Youth Empowerment Programmes 2021 to scale up skills acquisition and training in Agriculture related businesses, Tailoring and Fashion Design. If you think you need to acquire these skills for free, then learn about the details and how to participate (below).

The Federal Government’s commitment to engage the youths received a boost with a planned sustainable livelihood skills acquisition and empowerment programme in various agriculture related business and tailoring/fashion; a programme initiated by the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development to cater for unemployed Youths in the 36 states of the Federation and the F.C.T.

FG Youth Empowerment Program 2021 | Program Objective

The main objective of this capacity building programme, as stated by the Ministry of Youth and Sport, is basically to reduce the rate of Youth unemployment, poverty and restiveness amongst others.

Training Venues and Dates

  • Agriculture-related Business: The skills acquisition and training programme on Agriculture related business is scheduled to hold at the National Youth Development Centre, Shere Hills, Jos-Plateau state for participants from the Northern States (Venue 1): While Venue 11 will hold at the National Youth Development Centre, Owode-Egba, Ogun State for participants from the Southern States. This will last for 2 weeks- from February 7-February 21, 2021.
  • Tailoring and Fashion Design: For the training programme in Tailoring and Fashion Design, it will hold at the National Youth Development Centre, Ode-omu in Osun State and expectedly, will last for 3 weeks also-commencing February 7 to February 28, 2021.

Eligibility Criteria

It is worthy to note that the Ministry capped a major eligibility criteria for participants from the 36 states who must be within the ages of 15-29; as defined by the National Youth Policy (2019-2023 revised edition).

How to Partake

To participate in the on-going FG Youth Empowerment Program 2021, interested persons should visit the designated venues to enrol. Registration for the program will be done at the training venues.