ITF Advocates Synergy Among Agencies On Human Capacity Development

The Director-General of the Industrial Training Fund ITF, Joseph Ari, has called for more synergy among agencies of government in the area of human capacity building, to tackle the rising level of unemployment in the country.

This was made known in Jos in a statement signed by the fund’s Director of Public Affairs Department, Suleyol Fred-Chagu.

The DG called for harmonisation of certificates to remove the dichotomy between general education and Technical and Vocational Education and Training.

He further called for the monitoring and regulating of the informal sectors that produced artisans to reduce quacks.

Ari told participants at the event that there was need to strengthen collaboration between technical institutions and industries, to meet the labour market demand.

He stated that the government needed to establish Teachers Industrial Work Experience Scheme TIWES as well as adopting measures that supported human capacity development through engaging human expertise empowered by research.