The second lady, Samira Bawumia under the auspices of the Samira Empowerment and Humanitarian Projects (SEHP), has trained over 4,701 youth in several skills.
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The skill training provided by the second lady's program includes yogurt-making, soap and detergent making, quality shea picking, book-keeping, and financial management.
In a post sighted by YEN.com.gh, she added that it is imperative that skill acquisition is encouraged among the youth in order to contribute to nation-building.
“Through the Samira Empowerment and Humanitarian Projects (SEHP), we have trained over four thousand seven hundred and one (4,701) youth in several skills including; yoghurt-making, soap and detergent making, quality shea picking, bookkeeping and financial management,” she said in a tweet on Friday July 16.
She adder “Our most valuable resource, as a nation is our youth and it is imperative that we encourage their acquisition of employable skills to ensure they are self-sufficient to contribute to nation-building,”she said.
The post by the first lady has drawn some reactions from some Twitter users.
Sandow prayed for God to bless her good works.
This Twitter user prayed for God to bless Samira.
This user had something different to say.
Fad encouraged her to keep pushing.
In other news
The Minister for Health, Kwaku Agyeman Manu, has announced that the government has canceled the contract to purchase the overpriced Sputnik V COVID-19 through middlemen.
According to the health minister, the contract was terminated because the people involved could not supply the doses procured.
Appearing before the nine-member committee in Parliament, he said the middlemen requested to cancel since they couldn’t meet the deadline in the agreement after asking for an extension.
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