Director General National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Otumba Segun Runsewe declaring a week-long free skill acquisition program open at the ongoing NAFEST in Jos, Plateau state.
Over 280 youths are undergoing skill acquisition training at the 2020 National Festival For Arts (NAFEST), held in Jos, Plateau State.
Director General, National Council for Arts and Culture, Otumba Segun Runwese, said more business opportunities have to be devised to reduced youths’ craze for white collars jobs.
He emphasised that youths can solve unemployment by embracing vocational trainings and thereafter become employers of labour, adding that the creative industry was a huge potential that was has not been fully tapped.
This year’s NAFEST also features quiz by students drawn from states across the country.
The theme of the festival is “COVID-19 and Cultural Dynamism”, with over 21 states participating.