NAYCOM on Saturday 11th July 2020, handed over tools under the Youth Entrepreneurship and
Employment Program (YEEP)- AfDB funded, to the Department of Aquaculture Njala
University.
Receiving the tools, Dr. Julius Olufemi Olapade, Dean Natural Resource Management, Njala
University said he was delighted to receive the tools on behalf of the University to "enhance
capacity of students" trained in the department. He said the tools are a demonstration of
commitment by NAYCOM to support Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET)
programs.
Deputy Director in the Ministry of Technical and Higher Education, Abubakar Senesie
emphasized the effective use of the tools. He noted that many of these donations have been done
in various institutions but it has not been used for purpose.
Commissioner of NAYCOM, Ngolo Katta presenting an inventory of the items and tools said,
NAYCOM is poised to support youth employability through TVET thereby "matching skills
with the labor market."
He said similar handing over will be done to Government Technical Institute (GTI) in Freetown
and Milton Margai College of Education and Technology (MMCET).
He thanked the AfDB for supporting the government of Sierra Leone to build its middle level
manpower through TVET under the YEEP.