The management of Southern Atlantic Polytechnic, Airport Road Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, has thanked the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq for approving the institution as a centre for the 2022 N-Power training programme for the South-South region.
Newsbreak.ng reports that the founder and proprietor of the Polytechnic, Pastor Bassey James, also thanked President Muhammadu Buhari for the social development programme targeted at addressing the issue of youth unemployment in Nigeria.
James who spoke Friday in Uyo, identified areas for the 2022 training to include Animation, Script writings among others, saying that the president has added value to the youths through the N-Power programme.
He assured that the institution has put the necessary facilities, including security equipment in place to ensure the smooth training of the beneficiaries, and the success of the programme.
“Since we got the letter from N-power, we have acquired more equipment, solar power lights, and security equipment. We have also spent millions of naira to fix more facilities as demanded by the N-Power officials and consultants.
“This is to ensure the program is successful. We used two weeks to complete a standard restaurant. Also, I have directed that the police station I donated which is close to the school be given a facelift”, he stressed.
The Proprietor equally thanked the scheme’s team-lead and consultant for giving the Southern Atlantic Polytechnic a pass-mark in infrastructural development.