Kaduna- Governor Mukthar Yero of Kaduna state has renewed the commitment of administration to create jobs for skilled youths in the state.
Yero said that was the reason behind the introduction of skill acqusition training in all secondary schools in the state.
He said this in Kaduna during the annual Qur’anic graduation of 2,939 students at Madrasatu Madinatul Ahbab Wattalamiz (Qur’anic and Islamic school).
According to him, education is a key to development which is a responsibility of parents and the government.
He urged the graduates to use the Islamic education base on the principles of Islamic thought and enjoined them to be self dependent.
Yero also advised them to imbibe the teachings of Islam, which preaches peace and tolerance.
He enjoined Islamic schools in the state to introduce skill acquisition programmes to enable graduating students to be self reliant.
The governor said: “Everybody in terms of employment always look at the government and government cannot employ everybody.
“However, the government will create a condusive environment to enable everyone to sustain his daily bread, while the government will look at the way to fund them.’’
Besides, he urged wealthy individuals to also help in terms of funding Islamic education in the state.
The governor called on youths to shun violence and demand that their sponsors should also bring out their children to participate in acts of thuggery.
On politics, Yero said power was from God and He gives to any person he feels to give at any time.
While calling for peace and stability in the country, he urged youths to show maturity in their conduct and shun violence.
The Grand Patron of the school, Alhaji Abdullahi Bamali, also urged the graduants to use the knowledge they acquired for the development of the state.
Bamali also advised them to acquire Western education that would help them in the world and in the hereafter.
He called on them to be good ambassordors of the school, state and country at large.
According to him, the school has over 67,915 students and over 114 branches across the state.