For Nigeria to turn it’s myriads of challenges into success stories it has to embrace Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) as key to ensuring economic growth, the President Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), Engr. Babagana Mohammed, has indicated.
Mohammed gave the indication at the graduation ceremony of the Young Entrepreneurs’ Club (YECLUB) pilot Public School Co-Corricular TVET Project Abuja.
The program was Sponsored by a non-governmental organisation (NGO), Ladi Memorial Foundation (LMF) through its Chateko Vocational Institute (CVI).

The NSE President urged professionals to focus more attention on promoting the culture of Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) by encouraging mentorship, coaching and entrepreneurship in people of school age.
The NSE President, who was the Chairman of the occasion, applauded the LMF for focusing on technical vocational education training and the NABTEB skills certification to assist the students.
He reiterated the necessity for increased attention to coaching, mentorship by professionals, emphasizing that TVET remained the key to solving many challenges facing the country as well as ensuring economic growth.

The NSE President donated the sum of N1 million to support the co-curricular TVET project; and promised to increase his support for the youth especially those of school age.

The Director General, Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN), Dr Mansur Liman, who was also one of the awardees commended the LMF for the initiative and pledged his support for the foundation.

On her parts, the Registrar and Chief Executive of the National Business and Technical Examinations Board (NABTEB), Prof. Ifeoma Isiugo-Abanihe, restated commitment of the board to excellence in its core mandate of providing qualified entrepreneurial skills for national development.

The Registrar commended the foundation for its commitment to the Co-curricullar TVET project and promised to sponsor some students to write NABTEB examination.

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