By: Abdulrazaq Auwal MUNGADI, Gombe
The government of Gombe state has commenced the training of 500 youths to be employed as Gombe State Security, Traffic and Environmental Corps (GoSTEC) in the state.
According to the coordinator of the program, Barr Sani Ahmed, the GoSTEC personnel are to serve as managers of vehicular, human and animal traffic and they are to also support security agencies on securing the state where and when necessary.
The coordinator who is also the Special Adviser to the state governor, Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya on Human Capital Development added saying, and the program was part of the plans of the state governor to mop-up 20,000 graduates and provide them with gainful employment.
He explained that GoSTEC which is a replacement of the disbanded special marshals under the Gombe State Agency for Social Services which was initiated by former governor Dankwambo was an initiative that aimed at harnessing the energy of the youths towards building the state.