By Our Correspondent
Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina state has stressed the youth must be forced to be productive.
Masari stated this today while interacting with newsmen on his foundation, ‘ Aminu Bello Masari youth foundation’.
He noted ” the intention of the foundation is to teach the youth how to catch fish. This will make them learn a skill they will depend on”.
Masari added that the foundation has awarded scholarship to to indigent students from within and outside the state.
Similarly the foundation according to the governor has conducted several medical outreach across the state.
He disclosed that the foundation has partnered some non-governmental organizations and tertiary institution from within and outside the state in training persons with special needs.
” I wish to call on our Islamic preachers to admonish persons with special needs to embrace skills. This is better than going around begging” he added.
Masari assured that the foundation has no political undertone.