By Doosur Iwambe
TAC, as part of its efforts to reduce youth unemployment in the country, the non-governmental organization enables Nigerian youth to access the knowledge, skills and abilities that enable them to advocate for freedom, peace and sustainable development emphasizing the necessity.
Mr Tajudeen Audu of the TAC Group, chairman of Taju Audu & Co, gave this advice at the unveiling of the TAC House, which houses the training institution commissioned by Nigeria’s Minister of Finance, Budget and Planning.
Emphasizing the need to leverage technology to bridge the unemployment gap in Nigeria, Audu said this can be achieved by building capacity in digital and entrepreneurial skills.
He said the launch of TAC House marks the beginning of a new era for the country’s youth, as the facility will give them the opportunity to acquire a range of skills that will help bridge the unemployment gap.
Drawing on some of the opportunities available, he said. “Our TAC group does both academic and non-academic.
So you will also be given the opportunity to take some of these trainings. Then complement your entrepreneurial skills to run a business. That means apart from the courses we conduct in things like Financial Entrepreneurship Management, Communication Skills, and Oil and Gas Accounting.
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I am also trying to improve my skills. The one we are starting now is for confectionery. Pastry, we have a fully equipped bakery here, producing all the confectionery you know and love. DailyTimeNGR gathered.
“The institution is creating a sustainable fintech hub focused on tackling unemployment and reducing the financial gap through innovative solutions.
“We are also encouraging people, especially young people, to get into FinTech. It has a designated space and is financially friendly so that people can buy it,” he said.
Audu added that skill development is the way forward as white-collar jobs are no longer available. “Instead of looking for government jobs, we should take the path of self-development by acquiring skills, especially young people, at a time when it is very difficult to be fully employed. Instead of wanting to get rich, we encourage people to strive for integrity and competence.This makes a better society possible.
NEITI’s Orji Ogbonnaya, Executive Director of the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, emphasized the need to promote the development of local content in all sectors of the economy.
He commended the company for its integrity and competence in auditing the Nigerian oil and gas industry.
According to him, this was why TAC Firm, being an indigenous company, was contracted for its financial services capabilities.
“It was born out of the need for stringent measures when implementing projects to ensure transparency and accountability, which explained why the TAC Group was qualified,” Ogbonnaya said.
He called on indigenous companies to take the initiative from the TAC Group to work with integrity and competence in carrying out projects.
FCT’s Federal Capital Region Minister Mohammed Musa Bello, represented by Lukman Dabari, praised the company’s efforts to add economic value to the country’s capital.
He called on properties and business owners to install functioning CCTV cameras and security facilities to curb domestic unrest.
Dr Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, Minister of State for the FCT, said: